Dividend aristocrats

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SeekingAlpha  Aug 15  Comment 
By Stockwise Daily: According to a paper by S&P Dow Jones indices, dividends have constituted one-third of the total equity returns since 1926. The other two-thirds of the contribution came from capital gains. We prefer dividend stocks over...
TheStreet.com  Aug 10  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A previous article on TheStreet, "Look to Dividend Aristocrats, not Annuities, to Fund Retirement," detailed why stocks with a history of increasing dividends such as HCP , Consolidated Edison , and AT&T are superior to...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 6  Comment 
By Clay King: McDonald's (NYSE:MCD), the worldwide fast-food power house, has paid a dividend that has increased each of the previous 38 years. Due in September is yet another probable increase. The last several years have seen several hefty...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 5  Comment 
By Douglas Denhartog: Since the dot-com bust around 2000 my dad has been acquiring single-family residential investment properties for the purpose of retirement income because, as he puts it, "[He] thought [he] was golden. This retirement thing,...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 2  Comment 
By Clay King: Five years ago the shares of Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) were selling at extreme highs in current yield and lows in its historical P/E ratio. This excellent valuation for the shares gave investors a low risk entry point. As the yield...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 1  Comment 
By Sure Dividend: In Robert Norvy-Marx's paper The Other Side Of Value: The Gross Profitability Premium, the link between value and quality is explored. Specifically, Norvy-Marx finds that business with a higher gross profit to assets ratio (GP/A)...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 30  Comment 
By Aaron Barton: When I want a good buy on clothes, whether I am shopping for a suit or skivvies, my eye always turns to the clearance, buy-one get-one, sale, or discount items. I like to feel like I am getting a bargain. In fact, I often pick the...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 24  Comment 
By Sure Dividend: Dividend investors often focus on dividend yield instead of growth. Growth is equally important to yield for long term investing success. Returns from your stocks can only come from two places: dividends and capital appreciation....
SeekingAlpha  Jul 16  Comment 
By Sure Dividend: Former Libertarian presidential candidate Harry Browne created the Permanent Portfolio. Harry Browne was an investment analyst in addition to a politician. He has sold over 2 million copies of his books, including Fail Safe...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 14  Comment 
ByMarshall Hargrave: Dividend investing is one of the best low risk investment philosophies for investors looking to build their portfolio over the long-term. By reinvesting the dividends, investors can take advantage of one of the great...




 

Dividend aristocrats are companies in the S&P 500 that have increased dividend payouts to shareholders every year for the last 25 years.

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