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Dividend Champions US

Dividend Champions are companies which have increased their dividend for 25 or more consecutive years. Unlike the the Dividend Aristocrats , Dividend Champions are not necessarily members of the S&P 500 index. Sources of dividend investment ideas Dividend matters, so MoneyInvestExpert maintains  several databases of dividend stocks to help investors identify high-quality stocks for long-term…

Dividend Aristocrats yearly performance

Higher total returns with lower volatility are typical characteristics of the Dividend Aristocrats. The Dividend Aristocrats, have historically shown smaller draw-downs during recessions versus the S&P 500. For example in 2008 the Dividend Aristocrats Index declined 21.9%, compared to the S&P 500 declined of 37%. Also the in 2002 the dividend aristocrats declined by -9.9%…