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Dividend Aristocrats: March Update From Dividend Dogcatcher

Published Thu, 28 Feb 2019 17:39:03 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predict 8.29% To 20.64% Aristocrat Net Gains To March 2020
Seven of the ten top Aristocrats by yield were verified as being among these top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They are tinted gray in the chart below). Thus, our yield-based forecast for Aristocrats graded by Wall St. wizards was 70% accurate.


Projections based on estimated dividend returns from $1000 invested in each of the highest yielding stocks and their aggregate one year analyst median target prices, as reported by YCharts, created the 2019-20 data points. Note: one year target prices by lone analysts were not applied. Ten probable profit-generating trades projected to February 27, 2020 were:
AbbVie Inc (ABBV) was projected to net $206.42 based on dividends, plus the median of target price estimates from eigthteen analysts, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to volatility 18% more than the market as a whole.
Archer-Daniels Midland Co (ADM) was projected to net $186.01, based on the median of target price estimates from fourteen analysts, plus the estimated annual dividend, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to volatility 2% less than the market as a whole.
AT&T Inc. (T) was projected to net $162.87, based on a median of target estimates from twenty-nine analysts, plus dividends, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
AT&T 32.27   12.0 2.68 2.04 6.32
ABBVIE 80.06   22.9 3.49 4.28 5.25
EXXON MOBIL 74.10   17.1 4.34 3.48 4.61
PEOPLE'S UNITED FINANCIAL 16.05   12.4 1.29 0.71 4.38
CARDINAL HEALTH 45.95   459.5 0.10 1.92 4.07
CHEVRON 118.71   16.4 7.23 4.76 3.95
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 39.16   13.5 2.91 1.40 3.51
CONSOLIDATED EDISON 88.14   20.3 4.35 2.96 3.38
TARGET 81.57   14.3 5.71 2.56 3.30
COCA-COLA 49.61   31.6 1.57 1.60 3.22
KIMBERLY-CLARK 130.63   25.7 5.08 4.12 3.15
FRANKLIN RESOURCES 33.28   11.2 2.97 1.04 3.09
CATERPILLAR 122.90   11.4 10.73 4.12 2.78
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 145.72   19.4 7.51 4.00 2.67
MCDONALDS 197.77   26.2 7.54 4.64 2.32
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 99.69   16.2 6.14 2.24 2.25