Dividend Aristocrats List 2017

The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 51 S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases.These 51 are large, US companies that have historically provided (slightly) better performance and (slightly) lower volatility than the S&P 500 as a whole. In 2017, the following stocks were added to the Dividend Aristocrats Index: General…

Millennial investors unrealistically high income expectations

Millennial investors (those aged 18-35) have unrealistically high income expectations, a worryingly short-term investment outlook, and many dependencies to support both now and in the future, according to the Schroders Global Investor Study 2016. This report surveyed 20,000 end investors in 28 countries. Schroders Global Investor Study revealed: Millennials demand more income (10.2%) than other…

Dow-30

Dogs of the Dow 2016

Here are the Dogs of the Dow for 2016. The table lists the ten highest yielding Dow stocks as of the close on December 31, 2015. These ten stocks are 2016’s Dogs of the Dow. 2016’s Small Dogs of the Dow are the five stocks with the lowest closing price are, so a subset of…

European dividend stocks

Morningstar dividend specialist Josh Peters selected 14 attractive European dividend paying stocks. According to Morningstar interest rate increase is not always bad news for dividend stocks, so they selected 14 attractive European dividend stocks. Josh Peters is a big fan of dividend investing and he manages to Morningstar a portfolio with dividend stocks on the…