Today’s article highlights four companies that, in the next 14 months, will join the ranks of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats – “companies in the index that have hiked their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. It boils down to performance: in the last decade, this vaunted group has returned an average of 10.3% a year (including dividends), compared to just 6.3% for the S&P 500 as a whole. It’s also a list that doesn’t change much.” So are the four soon-to-be members worth investing in? For the author’s assessment of each and his ranking of them from worst to first, CLICK HERE.
Dividend Aristocrats: “Class Of 2016”
- by Bob Mitchell