Regardless of slowing economic growth, ongoing trade tensions and a presidential impeachment inquiry, U.S. equities recovered in September to end the third quarter up 1.7%. Year-to-date the S&P 500 is up around 21% and ended September +1.87%.
The Dogs of the Dow are only up 10.74% in 2019, excluding dividends. The average dividend yield for the 10 Dogs is around 3.5%, so overall a major underperformance compare to the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones (+17.5%)
For the ten Dogs, September has been a mixed month as well. This time, only two Dogs of the Dow showed a negative performance in September.
So let’s have a look at the performance of the Dogs of the Dow individually for last month. The table below lists all 10 dogs of the dow 2019 companies, sorted descending by dividend yield and lists returns over last month, 3-, 6-, and 12-month periods and year-to-date.
For the latest data please have a look at the dogs of the dow tracker