- Fundamentals aren’t the reason behind your dividend yielders’ excellent performances.
- Yields have marginally increased and the impact on dividend stocks is significant.
- Do you think about risk when thinking about dividend income?
A chase for yields has pushed the price of dividend yielding stocks to extreme levels.
Looking at the S&P 500 Low Volatility High Dividend Index—which tracks the performance of the 50 least-volatile high dividend-yielding stocks in the S&P 500—you can see it has almost been a four bagger (3.7x) since the Great Recession, growing from 1,720 points to its current 6,395 points. More →