Dogs of the Dow Dividend Stocks Dogs of the Dow 2019

10 Highestdividend Stocks

Compare the dividend stocks in the Dogs of the Dow index by dividend yield, payout ratio, Price/Earnings, earnings per share (EPS), dividend per share (DPS).

The Dogs of the Dow, also called High Yield 10, is an investment strategy popularized in 1991 by Michael O'Higgins. It proposes that an investor annually selects the 10 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price.


Beware of stocks with an extremely high dividend yield! This can be caused by a stock price that is extremely low, compared to the trailing twelve months (ttm) dividend. Or it can be caused by a special, one-time only super dividend.

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5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Coping With Existential Dread (May 2019 Review)

Musings May was a particularly weird month in a weird period for the markets (though I suppose that could be said about most times). The furious rally from the December 2018 lows (spurred by the narratives of a cool-headed Fed and Administration) fizzled spectacularly against the realities of extended valuations and partisan politics. Just how bad was it? (My advice is to have a drink before you look at your monthly statement this month - otherwise your tears might water down your... Read more

Credit Ratings And Quality Indicators For Dividend Champions, Contenders And Challengers

In this article, I'll be analyzing quality metrics for over 800 dividend growth stocks. I'll present some general results, and include two lists of high-quality dividend growth stocks that might be of interest and use to readers and investors. These stocks all offer strong balance sheets with improving fundamentals, and many are also significantly undervalued relative to their historical and industry average, so they all make for interesting investment opportunities. Quality Indicators for... Read more

Dividend Champion And Contender Highlights: Week Of June 2

Introduction The Dividend Champions list is a monthly compilation of companies which have consistently increased their annual dividend payouts, and the latest edition may be found here. However, since this list is only produced once per month, the data in it can quickly get out of date. Furthermore, with close to 900 companies on the list, the sheer amount of data can quickly become overwhelming. In this weekly series, I highlight recent and upcoming dividend related activity for companies... Read more

The Retiree's Dividend Portfolio - Jane's April Update: Why You Should Consider Canadian Banks

It's hard to top a month like March (my article can be found here) when it produced a massive amount of dividend income and eight companies paid increased dividends. So when April produced even more dividend income and had an additional seven companies that raised their dividend, I couldn't be more ecstatic to do a writeup on the results. April is one of the months for the Canadian banks in Jane's portfolio to announce their increases and includes the following bank stocks: Bank of Nova... Read more

Dow Dogs Digging: Listing The Top Stocks By Yield And Net Gains For June

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 14.83% To 26.4% Net Gains From Top Ten Dow Dogs By June 2020 Five of ten top dividend-yielding Dow dogs were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They are tinted gray in the chart below). So, our May yield-based forecast for Dow dogs, as graded by Wall St. wizards, was 50% accurate. Projections based on estimated dividend returns from $1,000 invested in the... Read more

Top Holdings Of Dividend ETFs (Part 1: The Top 50 In May 2019)

From time to time, I compile a virtual portfolio of the top 50 holdings of Dividend ETFs. This is an informative exercise and certainly worth the effort. Below is a brief summary of the methodology. For details, please refer to the June 2017 edition in this series. And if you want to learn about Dividend ETFs and ETF resources, the December 2016 article is worth revisiting. Dividend ETF Analysis Dividend ETFs invest in stocks that pay and regularly increase dividends. The issuers of... Read more

Lanny's April Dividend Income Summary

We know what time it is. This is one of the best months to be a dividend investor, as we wrap up a quarter-end. The market finished off an impressive note, closing up 13% for the year, thus far. The weather is finally warming up, as I believe we reached 60 degrees one day or two in the month. This was a fantastic month of investing and earning dividends, which truly shows the power of time and consistency pushes you forward. Dividend Income I received a total of $594.13 of dividend income... Read more

Expected Dividend Increases In May 2019

This month, let's ignore the fluff and get right into it. For those of you that are new, each month we discuss companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase before the calendar flips again. We also summarize the previous month's results. There were a TON of dividend increases in April and we need to start summarizing them right away. Here are the expected dividend increases in May 2019. Actual Dividend Increases in April 2019 We always start by summarizing the results from the... Read more

Should I Go With Dividend Growth Investing Or ETFs? An Answer To Ben Felix

A few days ago, a reader asked me what I thought about dividend growth investing vs. ETF (index) investing. He referred to an article from the Globe & Mail written by Benjamin Felix. He claimed that dividend investing is nothing but a fairy tale. He described how focusing on dividend stocks would prevent from getting an optimal return and that index ETF investing is a lot better. "In my opinion, investing for dividend income is one of the most romanticized ideas in personal finance."-... Read more

Dividend Increases: April 29-May 3, 2019

I monitor dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks to identify candidates for further analysis. Companies that regularly raise dividends show confidence in the potential growth of future earnings. I look for dividend increase announcements for stocks in the CCC List, but I use several screens to limit the number of stocks to monitor: Dividend Yield ? 1.0% Market cap ? $1 billion No stocks that are being acquired No Over-The-Counter or Pink Sheet stocks... Read more

The Little Book of Alternative Investments

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