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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):

Weekly Dividend Boosts: 58 For November 11 And Beyond

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Energy Transfer: This Pipeline Giant Boasts A 10% Yield And Record Low Valuation

Markets have been racing to all-time highs thanks to low interest rates, trade optimism and better than expected jobs reports. The earnings season itself is almost over and generally has been a success with 75% of companies reporting having exceeded EPS estimates with top performers in Consumer Staples such as Apple (AAPL), Healthcare such as AbbVie (ABBV) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Information Technology such as Intel (INTC) and Financials such as JPMorgan Chase (JPM) leading the... Read more

The Best Dividend Aristocrats To Buy In November

To also make those more digestible, I'm breaking out the intro for the weekly series into a revised introduction and reference article on the 3 rules for using margin safely and profitably (which will no longer be included in those future articles). To minimize reader confusion, I will be providing portfolio updates on a rotating tri-weekly schedule. This means an update every three weeks on: My retirement portfolio (where I keep 100% of my life savings). The best dividend Kings and... Read more

Dividend Challenger Highlights: Week Of November 10

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

My Dividend Growth Portfolio October Update: 36 Holdings, 11 Buys, 8 Sells, 3.59% Yield

Introduction Welcome to my monthly update for my dividend growth portfolio. This article series covers my investing journey as a father of two towards my eventual retirement. Any specific stocks or amounts are particular to my self-directed 401k plan. The goal of my portfolio is to generate a perpetually growing income stream for my wife and me during our golden years. The aim is to live off dividends without touching the principal. Dividend growth stocks and ETFs are the chosen vehicle... Read more

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Winning With A Defensive Tilt (October 2019 Review)

Musings October was especially nice for home gamers like myself (record market highs AND many online brokerages eliminating stock trading fees). I was certainly busy with a month of repositioning my portfolio to skew even more conservatively amidst the new price highs (but yawn-worthy economic performance). October was also gratifying for me because value strategies (like mine) finally etched a rare 2019 win (though my low volatility factor skew puzzlingly ended up on the bottom… proving I... Read more

Here Are Your 57 Dividend Aristocrats For November

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Expect 8.48% To 20.3% Aristocrat Net Gains By November 2020 Four of the 10 top Aristocrats by yield were verified as being among these top 10 gainers for the coming year based on analyst one-year target prices. (They are tinted gray in the chart below.) Thus, this yield-based November forecast for Aristocrats graded by Brokers was 40% accurate. Projections based on estimated dividend returns from $1k invested in each of the highest-yielding stocks... Read more

Dividend Increases: October 28-November 1, 2019

I like monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks because I consider such stocks to be candidates for further analysis. Companies can only increase their dividends regularly and sustainably if they grow earnings sufficiently. The Dividend Champions List [CCC list] is my primary watch list. Previously, I applied several screens to reduce the number of stocks under consideration, but now I monitor the entire list. Last week, 19 companies in the CCC... Read more

14 Great High-Yield Stocks For A Rich Retirement

Many people nearing retirement have a problem. The market is at all-time highs, is historically overvalued, and bond yields are near all-time lows. Over 10 years, 90% of bond returns are determined by starting yield, so future bond returns are likely to be very low, compared to their strong returns over the past 35 years. Similarly, 90% of long-term stock forward returns are determined by starting valuation, according to a study by Bank of America's quantitative analysts, and... Read more

The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In November

Due to reader requests, I've decided to break up my weekly "Best Dividend Stocks To Buy This Week" series into two parts. One will be the weekly watch list article (with the best ideas for new money at any given time). The other will be a portfolio update. To also make those more digestible, I'm breaking out the intro for the weekly series into a revised introduction and reference article on the 3 rules for using margin safely and profitably (which will no longer be included in those... Read more

The Intelligent Investor

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