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Compare the dividend stocks in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index by dividend yield, payout ratio, Price/Earnings, earnings per share (EPS), dividend per share (DPS).

Dividend Aristocrats are companies in the S&P 500 that have increased dividend payouts to shareholders every year for the last 25 years. The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats is the most prestigious list of dividend stocks, the top dividend stocks S&P 500. The Dividend Aristocrats index is a member of the S&P Dividend Aristocrats index series.
Only regular dividend payments will be considered when determining the calendar year total dividend payments of a company. Special cash dividends will not be considered for eligibility purposes on a historical and ongoing basis.


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.

Articles featuring Dividend Aristocrat Abbvie (ABBV):

The Retiree's Dividend Portfolio - Jane's April Update: Looking More Like A Return To Normalcy

Jane's retirement accounts generated a total of $1,852.44 of dividend income for April 2020 vs. $1,972.96 of dividend income for April of 2019. A total of five companies paid an increased dividend or issued a special dividend during the month of April. The market ended on a positive note at the end of April but sentiment has faded as tensions with China rise and bleak retail sales figures are announced. We examine why Jane's income decreased year-over-year even though... Read more

27 Durable Dividend Dogs For Our Times: The May Uprising

Kiplinger Investing listed 5 sets of stocks qualified to survive the pandemic and more. The "our-times" 27 dividend stock list was parsed from those five articles. Thirty-one more non-dividend stocks were noted.Kiplinger article titles were, '15 best Nasdaq stocks'; '20 Best Stocks To Invest In During A Recession'; '11 Best Stocks to Ride-Out the Coronavirus-Outbreak'; '11 best E-Commerce Stocks.'; '10 Health-Companies Fighting... Read more

Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF: Consistent Dividend Growth And Better Growth Profile Than The S&P 500

XLV owns a portfolio of large-cap healthcare stocks in the U.S.Many stocks in XLV’s portfolio have consistently increased their dividends in the past 10 years.XLV is overvalued but it has a better growth profile than the S&P 500 Index.ETF Overview The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) owns a portfolio of large-cap healthcare stocks in the S&P 500 Index. The ETF is a nice defensive choice as demands for treatment and healthcare services do not diminish even in an... Read more

HIE: Near 4% Annual Alpha From This High Dividend Equity Closed-End Term Fund

HIE is looking attractive once again. Near 4% annual alpha available from discount contraction due to term structure. However, take note of high energy/midstream allocation. Author's note: This article was released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members on April 29, 2020, with certain numbers updated. Please check the latest data before investing. Main thesis The main thesis is that potential "pull-to-par" alpha from Miller/Howard High Income Equity Fund's (HIE) term... Read more

My Dividend Growth Portfolio April Update: 41 Holdings, 0 Buys, 10 Sells

I collected $680 in April as I essentially ignored the rapidly increasing stock prices.The amount was lower than January because of lower distributions across several ETFs.9 holdings were removed and one more was trimmed.Cash was shored up as the divergence between Wall Street and Main Street continues to be wide and growing. Introduction Welcome to my April 2020 review for my dividend growth portfolio. For reference, this article series covers my investing journey as a father... Read more

Dividend Challenger Highlights: Week Of May 10

A weekly summary of dividend activity for Dividend Challengers.Companies which declared increased dividends.Companies with upcoming ex-dividend dates.Companies with upcoming pay dates.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.... Read more

Coronavirus Roundtable - Quality Pays For Dividend Investors (Video)

We continue the coronavirus roundtable series by speaking with Todd Campbell of Limelight Alpha.He discusses the importance of focusing on quality for dividend investors rather than chasing for yield.He also shares what ideas his screen is producing, and how he's adjusting his strategies for this period of uncertainty, or not.by Daniel Shvartsman Dividend stocks, especially dividend growth stocks, already have something of a built in quality filter. In theory, at least, a... Read more

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Bracing For The Retest (April 2020 Review)

My +8.7% April performance lagged the +12.8% of the S&P 500 (crazy to be sad about a +9% month, but that is the world we live in).However, my April dividends were up 27% from last year.My dividend yields are now an insane 6.0% (versus the 2.2% mark for the S&P 500).A bit of selling in April while I wait for the retest of the March lows.Musings Unless you are solely invested in Technology stocks, your portfolio is likely nothing but a sea of red this year (despite a... Read more

Looking For Double-Digit Dividend Growth In Today's Uncertain Times

COVID has caused many companies to cut or suspend their dividends.However, that doesn't mean that others won't continue to grow their annual payments.In this article, I discuss 5 stocks that have the potential to provided double digit dividend growth in 2020.Every week when preparing for The Dividend Kings vodcast series, I end up putting roughly 1000 words together in preparation of the companies that I will be discussing. I realized that it was silly of me not to put these... Read more

The 13 Best Dividend Aristocrats To Buy In This Uncertain Economy

Last week the S&P 500 had its best week since 1974, roaring higher by 12%. That defies the mounting economic damage the US is facing and plummeting earnings expectations.Many believe the market has been crazy hot lately as multiples are starting to outpace steadily-deteriorating fundamentals.When facing the worst recession in 75 years, income investors should trust the bluest of blue chips, such as dividend aristocrats and kings for the equity portfolio of their portfolios.While... Read more

The Gone Fishin' Portfolio: Get Wise, Get Wealthy... and Get on with Your Life

Alexander Green details an effective yet simple approach to investing that embraces the uncertainty of financial markets and reveals how you can generate exceptional results during both good times and bad. Page by page, you'll discover how the "Gone Fishin' Portfolio" will allow you to to responsibly allocate your portfolio for success, reduce risk, minimize taxes, and eliminate Wall Street's mountain of fees.
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