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…

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Change to Dividend Aristocrats holdings

S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the dividend aristocrats as the companies included in the benchmark S&P 500 (SPX) that have raised their dividend payouts every year for at least 25 years. A high dividend yield is not required. These are large, blue chip companies that have historically provided (slightly) better performance and (slightly) lower volatility…

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%…

Dividend Aristocrats 2014

S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the dividend aristocrats as the 54 companies included in the benchmark S&P 500 (SPX)  that have raised their dividend payouts every year for at least 25 years. A high dividend yield is not required. These 54 are large, blue chip companies that have historically provided (slightly) better performance and (slightly)…

Dividend aristocrats for 2012

The S&P 500 list of dividend aristocrats declined from 52 companies in 2009 to 42 in 2010 as many companies cut their dividend payouts. It then held steady in 2011, with three companies being dropped and three added. For 2012, one company has been removed from the index while ten companies have being added. So…