Dividend Stock lists are one of the best sources to find high quality dividend growth stocks. They are a way to quickly screen for stocks that regularly pay rising dividends.
- The Nasdaq Dividend Achievers Index is a list of US stocks with 10+ consecutive years of dividend increases that meet certain minimum size and liquidity requirements.
- The Dividend Aristocrats Index is based on 57 companies part of the S&P 500 and with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases. It is more exclusive than the Dividend Achievers Index.
- The Dividend Kings List is even more exclusive. It is comprised of a small set of companies with 50+ years of consecutive dividend increases.
- The Dividend Champions list is based on US companies with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases, not necessarily part of the S&P 500 as the Aristocrats do.
- Top 10 Highest Dividend-Yielding Stocks in the Dow Jones index, Blue-chip stocks with a high dividend yield.
With respect to performance, the Dividend Aristocrats list has substantially outperformed both the S&P 500 and the Dividend Achievers over the last decade(s). Most Dividend Lists are downloadable as a spreadsheet, which allows you to easily sort by price-to-earnings ratio (or dividend yield) so you can quickly find undervalued or overvalued dividend-paying stocks with “X” years of consecutive dividend increases. Pay-out ratio’s above 80% should also be a warning signal for dividend investors. See the individual pages for more information.
- The Euro Dividend Aristocrats list entails European stocks with 10+ consecutive years of dividend increases or stable dividend. The selection is based on high yield dividend.
- The UK Dividend Aristocrats list entails UK-only stocks with 7+ consecutive years of dividend increases or stable dividend.
- The DAX Index comprised of the 30 largest and most traded companies in Germany.
- The European Dividend Aristocrats list entails European stocks with 10+ consecutive years of dividend increases. The stock should be a member of the S&P Europe 350 Index, which is a kind of S&P 500 version for the European stock market.
- The Berkshire Hathaway portfolio, the portfolio of Warren Buffett’s holding company
- The Dogs of the Dow is based top-10 high yield dividend stocks of the Dow Jones 30.
- The Monthly Dividend Stock list, the 32 US-based stocks that pay a dividend every month.