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Aristocrats Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) Recession Performance

Published November 19th, 2018 We analyzed each Dividend Aristocrat by looking at their earnings, dividends, maximum draw down (MDD) and stock price performance during the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Dividend Aristocrats Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) is a producers of food and beverage ingredients, and other products made from oilseeds, corn, wheat, and other agricultural commodities. Archer-Daniels-Midland has a…

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Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Recession Performance

Published November 19th, 2018 We analyzed each Dividend Aristocrat by looking at their earnings, dividends, maximum draw down (MDD) and stock price performance during the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Dividend Aristocrats Abbott Laboratories (ABT) is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of a line of health care products. Abbott Laboratories has a market capitalization…

Berkshire Hathaway earnings Q3 2018

Investment company Berkshire Hathaway saw its profits rise sharply in the Q3-2018. The company of billionaire Warren Buffett benefited, especially from strong the performance of its insurance activities and lower taxes. Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B) reported that its third operating earnings for the quarter surged to $6.88 billion from $3.44 billion…

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Rebalance S&P 500 will impact Apple and Google

In November 2017, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) structure. These changes will be effective for the Indexes after the close of business on September 21, 2018 (the “Rebalance Date”). In particular, the current Telecommunication Services Sector will be broadened and renamed the Communication Services Sector. The Communication…

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Defensive dividend aristocrats still out-perform

Also in August the Defensive dividend aristocrats outperformed the NOBL- S&P 500 dividend aristocrats benchmark. Year-to-date the performance is +8.02% versus 5.04% for NOBL. See below the data per month.   Year Month Defensive Aristocrats Return ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Return Defensive Aristocrats Balance ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Balance 2018 1 3.13% 3.59%…