Companies that pay a dividend have a long history of beating the market. The best performers, however, are typically companies that consistently grow their payouts. Because of that, dividend investors should focus their efforts on companies with well-defined dividend-growth plans.
Three companies that offer investors an attractive yield and healthy growth prospects are Oasis Midstream (NYSE:OMP), Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ:AY), and NextEra Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP). Here’s why income investors will want to take a closer look at these energy companies.