There are certainly many ways to categorize the different styles of investing in dividend stocks, including yield, risk, growth, etc. An investment strategy based on any of these could be successful, if implemented within the framework well-crafted plan. Over the years, I have found that most dividend investing styles fall into one of the three major categories listed below:
High Yield/Low Growth
I would classify dividend stocks with a yield over 5% and dividend growth less than 2% in this group.