Dividends4Life: 6 Dividend Stocks Outpacing The S&P 500

6 Dividend Stocks Outpacing The S&P 500

Posted by D4L | Sunday, September 02, 2018 | | 0 comments »

For long-term performance, investors should consider pivoting their portfolios toward stocks that deliver high and growing dividend payouts, Barron's reports. The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, which includes members of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) that have raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years, has delivered a total return of almost 300% since inception in 2005, versus 221% for the S&P 500 and 168% for the S&P 500 Value Index.

The 12-month dividend yield for the Aristocrats is 2.55%, compared to 1.84% for the broader S&P 500. Key members of the Aristocrats include Medtronic PLC (MDT), Target Corp. (TGT), Sysco Corp. (SYY), Aflac Inc. (AFL), Automated Data Processing Inc. (ADP) and Roper Technologies Inc. (ROP).

Source: Investopedia

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