When investors look for dividend stocks, they must assess the sustainability, or "safety" of the yield they're seeking. I know from my Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio that companies with strong free cash flow provide higher quality and safer yields because the firm generates enough cash to support the dividend. A high dividend can disappear in an instant if the company paying it doesn't generate enough cash flow.
Technology stocks are on fire, having logged their best six-day stretch in seven and a half years, per Dow Jones Market Data, as quoted on The Wall Street Journal. Microsoft Corp. MSFT, Apple Inc. AAPL, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, Facebook Inc. FB and Alphabet Inc. GOOGL injected about $330 billion in market value together over the past five trading sessions.