WHAT IS A "DIVIDEND ARISTOCRAT"?
The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of (66 for May 2020) S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases.
The Dividend Aristocrats have a long history of outperforming the market.
The requirements to be a Dividend Aristocrat are:
- Be the part of S&P500
- Have 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases
- Meet certain minimum size & liquidity requirements
There are currently 66 Dividend Aristocrats as of May 2020 (ATO, FRT, O , ESS, PPG, APD, ALB, TGT, CINF, LOW, GPC, LEG, ROST, JNJ, BDX, MMM, EMR, SWK, DOV, CARR, GWW, RTX, OTIS, EXPD, KMB, SYY, PG, PEP, HRL, AMCR, KO, CL, T, ABT, PNR, MKC, ED, ABBV, CB, ITW, MDT, AOS, ECL, CAT, MCD, SPGI, XOM, SHW, PBCT, CVX, CAH, GD, WMT, LIN, AFL, CTAS, BF.B, WBA, ADP, CLX, BEN, VFC, ROP, NUE, TROW, ADM).
What do your reports take into account?
- Dividend Payout Ratio
- Forward Dividend Yield %
- Dividend Cut Ratio
- Financial Strenght Ratio
- Profitability Ratio
- Valuation Ratio
- 5-Year Median ROE %
- Price to Graham Number
- Price to Peter Lynch Value
- Price to Tangible Book
- 3,5,10-Y Dividend Growth %
- 3,5,10-Y Net Profit Growth %
- Years of Continuos Dividend Payments
- Estimated EPS Growth % for the next 3 years
What do "DGI", "VP and "score" mean?
DGI stands for Dividend Growth Investment, which calculates the value of a stock mostly by its dividend ratios. The highest weights are its safety, current financial strength and company’s growth of its profits and dividends.
VP is a shortcut of Value Price and focuses mostly on stock’s current price in relation to its value.
So what are the results as of may 2020?
The detailed Reports are available at the bottom of the page.