« Best and Worst Performing S&P 500 Stocks on Earnings | Main | Down 1.5% Two Days in a Row »

Dividend Stocks Outperforming

The average stock in the S&P 500 is down 6.4% since October 28th when the S&P 500 made its most recent closing high.  We broke the index into deciles (10 groups of 50 stocks each) based on dividend yield and then calculated the average performance of stocks in each decile since October 28th to see how income-paying stocks have performed during the current market pullback.  As shown below, the two deciles with the highest yielding stocks have averaged declines of 4.7% and 4.3% respectively, while the three bottom deciles based on dividend yields are significantly underperforming.  During times of market turmoil, high dividend payers typically outperform, and that has certainly been the case during the current pullback. 

Subscribe to Bespoke Premium to receive more in-depth research from Bespoke.

References (2)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.
  • Response
    find MD Cosmedical Solutions deals, MD Cosmedical Solutions reviews at http://www.dealsextra.com.au/business/MD-Cosmedical-Solutions.php
  • Response
    Response: 琉璃瓦压瓦机
    压瓦机|c型钢机|复 彩钢角驰压瓦机 合机|彩钢角驰压瓦机_颐和压瓦机械厂http://www.yhywjc.com 颐和压瓦机械厂 / 压瓦机|复合机|角驰压型机|泡沫切割机_通达压瓦机械厂http://www.tdywjc.com/ 1.我用你管我啊!( ...

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>