Deep Dive: These dividend stocks are down a lot, but there’s plenty of cash flow to raise payouts

The S&P 500 index is up 9% so far in 2017, but there are losers in any market. And that’s where you might find long-term bargains, along with the expected batch of companies facing painful secular declines.

Two groups of companies that are particularly out of favor are brick-and-mortar retailers and real estate investment trusts that own malls or shopping centers. The reason for these groups’ pain is obvious: Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.09%continues to dominate the rapidly growing online retail industry and grab business from traditional retailers.

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