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Companies that not only tend to beat the market, but pay you as they do.
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Dividend Aristocrats are the model of consistency. To be a part of the club, a company must be a member of the S&P 500 index and have increased its annual dividend payment for the last 25 years. Many associate the group with income investing and dividend growth, but Dividend Aristocrats have beaten the broader market in total returns, notching better results over one-,three-, five-, and 10-year periods. Within this group of quality companies, our analysts like 10 in particular for investors looking for steady stable income (and some growth too!).How did we choose these stocks?
Each of these stocks is not only a Dividend Aristocrat but also an active recommendation of a Motley Fool premium investing service as of 8/31/2016.Who made these selections?
The Motley Fool is dedicated to helping the world invest — better. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds, and premium investing services.How are these weighted?
This watchlist consists of equally weighted stocks.
|Watchlist||Change today||1-month return||1-year return||Total return|
|Dividend Growth Market Leaders||+0.88%||+1.48%||+23.44%||+14.86%|
|Symbol||Company name||Last price||Change||% change||Market time||Volume||Avg vol (3-month)||Market cap|
|JNJ||Johnson & Johnson||144.21||-0.89||-0.61%||4:00 pm GMT-4||4.82M||6.14M||379.68B|
|KO||The Coca-Cola Company||49.66||+0.57||+1.16%||4:00 pm GMT-4||12.19M||15.42M||213.31B|
|MCD||McDonald's Corporation||216.41||-||-||4:00 pm GMT-4||2.36M||3.04M||161.03B|
|XOM||Exxon Mobil Corporation||35.53||-0.90||-2.47%||4:02 pm GMT-4||26.41M||23.06M||150.23B|
|MDT||Medtronic plc||104.35||-0.45||-0.43%||4:00 pm GMT-4||3.27M||4.81M||140.27B|
|SHW||The Sherwin-Williams Company||696.32||+13.49||+1.98%||4:00 pm GMT-4||433.21k||453.24k||63.40B|
|EMR||Emerson Electric Co.||65.23||+0.25||+0.38%||4:02 pm GMT-4||2.01M||2.67M||38.98B|
|CTAS||Cintas Corporation||324.01||+7.42||+2.34%||4:00 pm GMT-4||602.47k||475.09k||34.20B|
|AFL||Aflac Incorporated||36.37||-0.04||-0.11%||4:00 pm GMT-4||3.25M||3.55M||25.93B|
|MKC||McCormick & Company, Incorporated||192.39||+1.99||+1.05%||4:00 pm GMT-4||670.80k||524.17k||25.63B|
The first half of 2021 will see Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) venture back into the world of adult beverages in the United States for the first time in four decades with the launch of a new hard seltzer line. In an interview with CNBC, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey said the release is part of the company's effort "to follow the consumer" into the lucrative hard-seltzer market. Coca-Cola's Topo Chico-branded hard seltzer will be rolled out in Mexico and Brazil in late September, months before its arrival in the United States.
The Salto Grande Mixed Technical Commission has awarded Emerson (NYSE: EMR) a contract to modernize operations at the binational Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex. The project is the first of a three-stage, 30-year, $960 million investment to extend the life and improve the efficiency and safety of the 40-year-old complex located between Argentina and Uruguay.
McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) may be the biggest and most recognizable name, but with Taco Bells, KFCs, and Pizza Huts all under its umbrella, Yum! If there's only room for one in your portfolio, though, McDonald's is still it.