Insights

2 blue chip ASX dividend shares to buy

Here’s why Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) and this blue chip ASX dividend share could be the ones to buy this month…
The post 2 blue chip ASX dividend shares to buy appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia. –

asx investor daydreaming about US shares

With interest rates unlikely to be improving any time soon, the share market looks set to remain the best place for income investors to earn an income for some time to come.

But which ASX dividend shares should you buy this month? Two blue chip ASX dividend shares that are rated as buys right now are listed below. Here’s what you need to know about them:

Australia and New Zealand Banking GrpLtd (ASX: ANZ)

The big four banks have been very strong performers over the last six weeks. In fact, since the start of November, the ANZ share price has risen a mouth-watering 24%. While the majority of its gains may be gone now, the bank has still been tipped as one to buy by analysts at Citi.

Earlier this week the broker put a buy rating and $23.75 price target on its shares. Citi is also forecasting a 105 cents per share dividend in FY 2021 and a 140 cents per share dividend in FY 2022. Which, based on the latest ANZ share price, represents dividend yields of 4.5% and 6%, respectively, over the next couple of years.

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO)

Thanks to very favourable copper and iron ore prices, this mining giant appears perfectly positioned to deliver another strong result in FY 2021. And with its balance sheet looking robust, the majority of the free cash flow it generates looks set to be returned to shareholders in the form of buybacks and dividends.

One broker that is positive on Rio Tinto is Ord Minnett. This week the broker reiterated its buy rating and $150.00 price target on its shares. It expects a dividend of ~$6.31 per share in FY 2021 and then ~$7.27 per share in FY 2022. Based on the current Rio Tinto share price of $114.37, this will mean fully franked dividend yields of 5.5% and 6.35%, respectively.

These Dividend Stocks Could Be Your Next Cash Kings (FREE REPORT)

Motley Fool Australia’s Dividend experts recently released a brand-new FREE report revealing 3 dividend stocks with JUICY franked dividends that could keep paying you meaty dividends for years to come.

Our team of investors think these 3 dividend stocks should be a ‘must consider’ for any savvy dividend investor. But more importantly, could potentially make Australian investors a heap of passive income.

Don’t miss out! Simply click the link below to grab your free copy and discover these 3 high conviction stocks now.

Click Here For Your Free Stock Report

Returns As of 6th October 2020

More reading

Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

The post 2 blue chip ASX dividend shares to buy appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

Trade The World Anywhere & Anytime!

Mobile app platform with over 50,000 global listed securities across 12 markets (over 70% global market capitalisation), right from your Android or iOS device.

Integrated with exclusive trading idea and investment analysis tools to help you find actionable insight on virtually every financial instrument across our 12 global markets, to help you optimise your trading strategies.

Refer Your Friends

Tell your friends about Monex and gift them FREE access to our trading tools.

We respect your privacy and will only send this one email notification to your friends. 

Share With Your Friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Monex Trading Tools Access and Usage Terms

The Monex Trading Tools (referred to as ‘tools’ hereafter) are available to you inside your client portal;


To activate access to the tools, you must have a verified and approved trading account and have made a deposit of at least AUD $1000.


An active and funded account with a positive trading balance is required to continue to have access to the tools;


Although the tools are available to you indefinitely, Monex Securities may at it’s discretion disable access to the tools in the future;


Monex securities reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time, as it sees fit, without notice.

Important Notice
iOS & Android App - 12 International Markets & Over 70% Global Market Cap. $0 Brokerage On US Trades. Click Here!