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…

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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

See also the article on the 2019 performance of the 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…

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3M Company (MMM) Recession Performance

Updated January 4th, 2019 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 Aristocrat 3M Company (MMM) is a diversified technology company. It manufactures a diverse array of industrial and consumer products. Its business segments are Industrial, Safety and Graphics,…