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Dividend Dogs 10 Qualifying in UK

A dividend screen which envisages that an investor annually selects for investment the ten large cap stocks in the major market index whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price. This version uses the historic/actual yield.   Proponents of this strategy argue that blue chip companies do not alter their dividend to reflect trading conditions and, therefore, the dividend is a measure of the average worth of the company; the stock price, in contrast, fluctuates through the business cycle.  To learn more about this strategy please click here »

This is an independent study based upon the methods of...
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Michael O'Higgins

Considered one of the top money managers in the US. CEO of O'Higgins Asset Management. Author of 'Dogs of the Dow'.

Beating the Dow

by Michael O'Higgins, John Downes

A US version of this strategy - The Dogs of the Dow - was popularized by Michael B. O'Higgins, in 1991 who proposed that an investor annually select for investment the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price. 

This screen is based on a UK dataset. It uses the following criteria:

  • Index Membership includes FTSE 100 Index, FTSEurofirst 300 Index, S&p 500 Index

Results are sorted by:

  • Yield % in descending order


And limited to the first 10 Results


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Dividend Dogs Graphical History in

Returns

Timeframe Screen Returns FTSE 100 Outperformance
1 week -0.30% 0.79% -1.1%
1 month 0.71% 0.07% 0.6%
3 months 0.17% 1.32% -1.2%
6 months 1.13% 1.92% -0.8%
1 year 3.97% 2.59% 1.4%
2 years 25.86% 23.50% 2.4%
Since inception 39.66% 26.5% 13.2%
Annualised 13.63%

Risk

Maximum Drawdown-11.47%
Average No. of Holdings9.4
Diversification LevelModerate

 Chart based on an equal weighted portfolio of max 25 stocks rebalanced quarterly. Qualifying shares below updated daily. Past performance not indicative of future returns.


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Limited to 10 out of 10 total in

Ticker Name Mkt Cap £m Indices Yield %
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE All Share Consumer Goods , FTSE All Share Household Goods , more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSEurofirst 300 Ex Eurozone, more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSEurofirst 300 Ex Eurozone, more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSEurofirst 300 Ex Eurozone, more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSEurofirst 300 Ex Eurozone, more »  
Subscriber Subscriber Nasdaq Composite , S&p 500 , more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEurofirst 300 , GLOBAL ENERGY, more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE All Share Consumer Services , FTSE All Share Food & Drug Retailers , more »  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Eurofirst 100 , FTSEurofirst 300 , more »  

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