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)…