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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…

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%…

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Dividend aristocrats changes

The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of currently (2019) 57 S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases.These dividend paying stocks are large, US companies that have historically provided (slightly) better performance and (slightly) lower volatility than the S&P 500 as a whole. S&P applies the following criteria to construct the Dividend…

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Dividend Aristocrats 2018

Updated May 30th, 2018 The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of currently 53 S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases.These 53 are large, US companies that have historically provided (slightly) better performance and (slightly) lower volatility than the S&P 500 as a whole. S&P 500 applies the following criteria to construct…

Procter & Gamble raises dividend

The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) declared an increase in the quarterly dividend to 71.72 cents a share.  This is a 4% increase compared with the previous quarterly dividend ($0.69). P&G has increased its dividend for the 62nd straight year and the company expects total dividend payments to shareholders of nearly $7.5 billion in fiscal…