- The 1.92% dividend yield offered by the S&P 500 is ranked 32nd out of 39 countries.
- It isn’t difficult to find blue chip companies globally that have dividend yields north of 4%.
- Currency fluctuations should be a benefit if you respond in a smart way.
Yesterday we discussed how high dividend yielders can easily turn into a trap because the dividends are unsustainable and depend on uncontrollable variables like commodity prices or interest rates.
A global look will show us that there are good companies around the world that offer higher dividend yields for the same risk. These companies are found in countries with better demographics and higher economic growth, which should strengthen their local currencies and increase future dollar dividends. More →