Dividend aristocrats

Top 10 Dividend Aristocrats according to analysts

The Dividend Aristocrats are selected companies in the S&P 500 that have increased their dividends year over year for at least 25 consecutive years. The Dividend Aristocrats list currently contains 53 companies diversified across the consumer staples, industrials, materials, health care, financials and consumer discretionary sectors. In 2018 the Dividend Aristocrats (-2.73%) also outperformed the…

Dividend Kings candicates

The Dividend Kings are the best in class with respect to dividend endurance. A Dividend King is a stocks with 50 or more consecutive years of dividend increases. The Dividend Kings list can be a good source for selecting dividend stocks. The dividend kings are also a subset of the dividend aristocrats. Interesting is to…

Recession-Proof Dividend Aristocrats

Higher total returns with lower volatility are typical characteristics of the Dividend Aristocrats. The Dividend Aristocrats, have historically shown smaller draw-downs during recessions versus the S&P 500. For example in 2008 the Dividend Aristocrats Index declined 21.9%, compared to the S&P 500 declined by 37%. So outperforming the S&P 500 by 15 percentage points. Dividend…

Dividend Aristocrats yearly performance

Higher total returns with lower volatility are typical characteristics of the Dividend Aristocrats. The Dividend Aristocrats, have historically shown smaller draw-downs during recessions versus the S&P 500. For example in 2008 the Dividend Aristocrats Index declined 21.9%, compared to the S&P 500 declined of 37%. Also the in 2002 the dividend aristocrats declined by -9.9%…