Monday, December 01, 2008

S&P 500: Dividend Payers Outperform Non-payers

The dividend payers in the S&P 500 Index have outperformed the non-payers on an average return basis in November, year to date and over the last 12-months as detailed in the below table. On a cap weighted basis though, the S&P 500 Index has outperformed both payers and non-payers.

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dividend payers versus non payers performance November 2008

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