Dividend aristocrats

Outlook 2015: UBS’S&P 500 forecast

One month before 2014 ends, which means one that it’s time for 2015 forecasts. UBS strategist Julian Emanuel was the first to present the S&P 500 forecast for 2015. Emanuel’s forecast has a risk range of 1,750 on the downside to 2,400 on the upside and a 2015 year-end S&P 500 price of 2,225. Oppenheimer’s…

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10 High Dividend Stocks

Stock dividend yields are a valuable measure when deciding where to invest in. Which high dividend yield US companies do billionaires hold according to the iBillionaire Index? The iBillionaire Index (NYSE:BILLION) gives a good insight in a number of stocks that pay high dividends and are selected by billionaires, such as George Soros, Warren Buffett,…

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…