During times of market volatility, it is nice to have good dividend stocks in your portfolio that you can rely on for consistent distributions throughout the year. That way, even if the stock price is down on some of your investments, that dividend payout can be used to reinvest in the stock or provide income to pay off bills, save, or invest elsewhere.

Not all publicly traded companies pay dividends, but generally speaking, the larger, well-established ones do. And not all of them pay out great (or consistent) dividends, as economic or market conditions can affect their ability to do so.

But there are also some companies out there that you may not be that familiar with that do pay ridiculously great dividends (and pay them with some consistency). Here are three relatively unknown dividend stocks to consider.

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