Elections can bring big changes, since that’s usually what’s on the ballot. Because of that, there’s always a lot of uncertainty leading up to election day as the outcome can set a new course for the country. That can make it harder to invest because some changes can impact business profitability and therefore companies’ ability to pay dividends.
However, some dividend stocks should thrive no matter who wins the upcoming election. Topping that list are Nucor (NYSE: NUE), Brookfield Renewable (NYSE: BEP)(NYSE: BEPC), and Honeywell International (NYSE: HON). Here’s why they look like the best dividend stocks to buy ahead of the election.
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Building the U.S. infrastructure
Reuben Gregg Brewer (Nucor): One of the rare areas of consensus in the country today is the need to upgrade U.S. infrastructure. That could lead to big construction projects no matter who is in the