High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio December Update

The High Yield Dividend Champion Portfolio is a publicly tracked stock portfolio on Scott’s Investments. The goal is to capture quality high yield stocks with a history of raising dividends.

The screening process for this portfolio starts with the “Dividend Champions” as compiled by DRIP Investing. The list is comprised of stocks that have increased their dividend payout for at least 25 consecutive years. Stocks are then ranked on yield, P/E and 3-year dividend growth rate and assigned an overall rank.

Stocks are sold on the re-balance date (generally around the 5th of the month) when they drop out of the top 15 (to limit turnover) and are replaced with the next highest rated stock.

The top 25 stocks are below and displayed in order of their overall ranking (figures are from the end of November, “999” indicates an N/A value):

Name Symbol Yield P/E 3-yr
Altria Group Inc. MO 5.84 13.99 8.3
Target Corp. TGT 3.61 13.62 8.7
Eaton Vance Corp. EV 3.44 13.01 8.1
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers SKT 5.92 40.78 12.7
Leggett & Platt Inc. LEG 3.92 15.5 5
Archer Daniels Midland ADM 2.91 12.71 10.1
AT&T Inc. T 6.4 15.54 2.1
Universal Corp. UVV 4.73 15.24 1.9
Consolidated Edison ED 3.56 3.65 3.1
People’s United Financial PBCT 4.15 13.82 1.5
Black Hills Corp. BKH 3.05 6.59 5.1
ExxonMobil Corp. XOM 4.13 19.63 4.3
PSB Holdings Inc. PSBQ 4.42 999 6.7
T. Rowe Price Group TROW 2.82 13.25 9
Franklin Resources BEN 2.71 10.52 18.6
Illinois Tool Works ITW 2.88 18.61 16.1
Old Republic International ORI 3.46 8.08 1.4
PepsiCo Inc. PEP 3.04 21.02 7.7
Community Trust Banc. CTBI 3.12 14.72 3.2
Realty Income Corp. O 4.13 53.86 5
Kimberly-Clark Corp. KMB 3.47 24.6 5.6
Meredith Corp. MDP 3.81 999 6.3
National Retail Properties NNN 4 35.25 4.1
United Bankshares Inc. UBSI 3.76 15.26 1
Computer Services Inc. CSVI 2.73 16.59 15.8
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