Three top-notch dividend stocks that stand out to a few Fool.com contributors right now are Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN), Brookfield Renewable Corporation (NYSE: BEPC), and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE: BIP). Reuben Gregg Brewer (Texas Instruments): The semiconductor industry is struggling and the shares of chipmakers like Texas Instruments haven't performed well. Meanwhile, it is important to understand what Texas Instruments makes.
Two companies that fit that description of forever stocks are Brookfield Renewable (NYSE: BEPC) and Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL). At its core, Brookfield Renewable is simply an energy asset owner. It makes money by buying or building renewable energy assets that pay out consistent cash flows over the course of decades.
NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE: NEP) is a unicorn among dividend stocks. With more high-powered dividend growth ahead, it's a no-brainer dividend stock to buy these days. NextEra Energy Partners recently reported its fourth-quarter and full-year results.