Monday, October 30, 2006

September Performance of Dividend Payers versus Non Payers

Following is an update on the performance of dividend paying versus non-dividend paying stocks in the S&P 500 Index. This information is compiled by Standard and Poors.

Total Return Performance as of 9/29/2006:

AverageAverageS&P 500Weighted

S&P 500S&P 500WeightedTotal

Month-average change2.56%2.76%2.46%2.58%
12-months 12.69%6.83%8.71%10.79%
# of Stocks384116500500
Average yield1.94%

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