What is Dividend Kings?
Dividend-Kings is a list of stocks that have increased their dividends for at least 50 years. That’s right. Stocks from the 20th century have paid dividends for this extended period because they are good businesses due to strong balance sheets with very low debt … and they produce good returns on equity. That’s why investors search for dividend companies to invest in to make attractive yields for the long run.
40 Dividend Kings Stocks By Yield
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Dividend Kings vs Aristocrats
Dividend King and Aristocrats differ in how long they have increased their dividends. To be a Dividend King, a company must have increased its dividend payments every year for at least 50 years. After increasing its dividend payments for 25 consecutive years, a company becomes a Dividend Aristocrats.
Does it mean Dividend-Kings is also a Dividend Aristocrats?
No! It’s not that simple because they have 2 more eligibility criteria –
|Dividend Kings||Dividend Aristocrats|
|Dividend Kings is 50+ Years of Rising Dividends||25+ Years of Increasing Dividend|
|***||Must be a member of S&P 500 Index|
|***||Minimum Float Market Cap of at least $3 Billion|
Dividend Kings ETFs
An NOBL & SPYD ETF (exchange-traded fund) is a type of investment product that holds many stocks within a single fund. They are an efficient option for investors who would like to gain instant exposure to a great portfolio of companies, including Dividend King.
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Should You Invest?
Generally these kind of stocks are not fast growing performer but they have one objective that provide dividend to there investor, like some companies pay cash dividends every three months; others increase their dividend payments every year; and still others have increased their dividend distributions permanently – On that point Investors should understand the rule of diversity and make portfolios with a group of different stocks/ETFs instead of putting all their eggs in one basket.
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