Dividend Aristocrats For 2019 Revealed

The S&P Dividend Aristocrats index tracks companies in the S&P 500 that have increased dividends every year for at least 25 years in a row. The index is equally weighted and rebalanced every quarter.

To qualify for membership in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index, a stock must satisfy the following criteria:

1. Be a member of the S&P 500
2. Have increased dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years
3. Meet minimum float-adjusted market capitalization and liquidity requirements defined in the index inclusion and index exclusion rules below.

The group of companies in the Dividend Aristocrats index tend to generate reliable dividend income and provide the potential for strong total returns. The list is well diversified across sectors.

There are 57 companies in the Dividend Aristocrats index for 2019. There were no companies removed from the list in 2018.

The four new additions include Chubb Limited (CB), Caterpillar (CAT), People's United Financial (PBCT) and United Technologies (UTX).

The 2019 Dividend Aristocrats are listed below:

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Disclaimer: I am not a licensed investment adviser, and I am not providing you with individual investment advice on this site. Please consult with an investment professional before you invest ...

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