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Dividend Aristocrat Performance: June 2019

Published Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:20:21 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

In June 2019, the Dividend Aristocrat Index (NOBL) produced a 7.17% total return, outpacing the 7.05% total return for the broad S&P 500 Index (SP500). Last month's disappointing -5.52% return for the Dividend Aristocrats was the 15th worst monthly return in data dating to 1990; this month's 7.17% return was the 15th best monthly return (out of 354 observations) in the same dataset. The bounce back month for the Dividend Aristocrat Index produced its best return since October 2015.
The table below lists the 57 constituents sorted descending by indicated dividend yield and lists returns over trailing 1-, 3-, 6-, and 12-month periods. Performance data is through the end of June.
Although the Dividend Aristocrats outperformed the broad market during May's trade-related sell-off, the strategy's Industrial overweight led to some performance drag. A.O. Smith (AOS) - 24.5%, Emerson Electric (EMR) -14.6%, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) -16.5%, and Caterpillar (CAT) -13.8% all faced varying degrees of concern regarding their Chinese businesses or the potential impact of escalating tariffs on their businesses. These companies helped lead the bounce back in June as AOS, EMR, SWK, and CAT posted returns of 16.4%, 10.8%, 14.3%, and 13.8% respectively. That two-month round trip is still negative for these Industrial companies, but that might give value-based dividend investors companies to watch for if episodic trade-related tensions once again pressure the share prices of these... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ABBVIE 70.83   26.0 2.72 4.28 6.28
CATERPILLAR 131.75   12.3 10.74 4.12 3.16
NUCOR 53.69   7.6 7.09 1.60 3.04
EMERSON ELECTRIC 64.71   18.4 3.52 1.96 3.02
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS 220.67   28.6 7.72 4.64 2.17
GENERAL DYNAMICS 189.41   16.8 11.25 4.08 2.17
DOVER 99.67   24.4 4.08 1.96 2.02
PENTAIR 37.75   17.7 2.13 0.72 1.90
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER 147.12   31.3 4.70 2.76 1.87
SPDR S&P 500 ETF 301.29   0.0 0.00 5.42 1.82
AO SMITH 51.71   20.8 2.49 0.88 1.77
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 85.21   52.3 1.63 1.28 1.54
BECTON DICKINSON 262.15   92.0 2.85 3.08 1.18
ROPER INDUSTRIES 358.48   33.4 10.74 1.85 0.52

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