Friday, October 19, 2007

Dividend Aristocrats Outperform In Market Downdraft

Standard & Poor's Dividend Aristocrats managed to outperform the the major domestic market indexes today. The outperformance against the S&P 500 Index was small (one basis point) but it was outperformance nonetheless. The strongest performing index on a year to date basis is the Nasdaq index with a total return of 12.8%. The table below details the performance for each aristocrat holding.

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dividend aristocrat performance October 19 2007

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