Saturday, November 01, 2008

Dividend Aristocrats Outperform In October And YTD

Preliminary performance results for S&P's dividend aristocrats shows they continued to outperform the broader U.S. market indexes in the month of October.

dividend aristocrats performance summary October 31, 2008Detail on the individual aristocrats is accessible in the below spreadsheet. The full aristocrats spreadsheet is viewable by clicking the Aristocrats link.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

I guess it humbles you as an investor when "outperform" still means you're down almost 20% for the month. It could have been worse, but it does show a little bit of the defensive nature many dividend stocks carry vs. non-yielding equities.