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10 Cheap Stocks With Healthy Dividends

Susan Dziubinski

It's the eternal question for dividend seekers: How can you be sure the dividend stock you own today won't slice its payout tomorrow?

Dan Lefkovitz, a strategist in Morningstar's indexes group, argues that two particular factors can lead investors to stocks with safe dividends: economic moats and distance to default scores.

Susan Dziubinski does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.