Sunday, May 17, 2009

Dividend Aristocrats Underperforming Broader Market

S&P's Dividend Aristocrats are underperforming the broader market through May 15, 2009. On a market cap weighted basis the Aristocrats are down 5.7% while the S&P 500 Index is down 2.3% and the NASDAQ Index is actually up 6.5%. The Aristocrat stocks are slightly outperforming the Dow Industrial Index, -5.7% versus -5.8%. Year to date financials continue to be a drag on performance.
Dividend Aristocrats

No comments :