A 64-Year Dividend Increase Streak: Buy, Hold or Sell?
October 25, 2019 at 05:00 AM EDT
Dividend yields are so low today that dividend growth is actually becoming cool. Income investors are combing over “Dividend Aristocrats”–stocks that have raised their payouts for 25 straight years–in desperation to find any meaningful yield. Problem is, these stocks are so popular and richly valued that they don’t pay much today. Nor will they yield much more tomorrow , even with yearly raises. Our princely picks pay less than 2% today, which is going to net you less than $20,000 on a million bucks. Dividend Aristocrat Yields Head Towards Zero The Dividend Aristocrats are the well-worn, oft-recommended dividend growers of the S&P 500.… Read more