Performance dividend aristocrats 2013

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index Outperforms S&P 500 with Lower Volatility Data as of 12/31/2013 Index Annual Total Return Annualized Standard Deviation Since inception (5/2/05) 5-Yr 3-Yr 1-Yr Since inception (5/02/05) 5-Yr 3-Yr 1-Yr S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats 10.59% 20.40% 18.76% 32.27% 20.25% 18.17% 14.67% 10.97% S&P 500 7.75% 17.93% 16.16% 32.39% 21.48% 19.47% 16.60%…

S&P 500 2014 year-end targets

Julian Emanuel (UBS) predicts that the S&P 500 books another double-digit gain in 2014 and sets a year end 2014 S&P 500 Price Target of 1,950. “2014 looks to be another positive year for US equities. Our year end 2014 S&P 500 Price Target of 1,950 represents a gain of 10.1% from the current price…

Dividend aristocrats

Dogs of the Dow 2014

The Dogs of the Dow is one of the simplest strategies to beat the market. This strategy buys and holds equal dollar amounts of the 10 highest-yielding dividend stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average for one calender year. After beating the Dow by 6.8% in 2011, the Dogs of the Dow underperformed by 0.2%…