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Dividend Dogs (Forecast) of the FTSE 10 Qualifying in UK

A dividend screen mirroring the famous "Dogs of the Dow" approach which selects the ten FTSE-100 stocks whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price. This version uses the consensus forecast dividend yield, rather than the historic yield.  To learn more about this strategy please click here »

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About 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

Results are sorted by:

  • Yield % Rolling 1y in descending order


And limited to the first 10 Results


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Dividend Dogs (Forecast) of the FTSE Graphical History in

Returns

Timeframe Screen Returns FTSE 100 Outperformance
1 week 1.16% 2.03% -0.9%
1 month -1.77% 1.79% -3.6%
3 months 1.14% -2.22% 3.4%
6 months 7.55% -0.31% 7.9%
1 year 17.21% 6.27% 10.9%
2 years 36.77% 15.64% 21.1%
Since inception 64.15% 24.4% 39.8%
Annualised 23.38%

Risk

Maximum Drawdown-7.67%
Average No. of Holdings9.2
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 103 total in

Ticker Name Mkt Cap £m Indices Yield % Rolling 1y Div Cover Rolling 1y Sector
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Euromid, FTSE Higher Yield , more » Financials  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Euromid, FTSE 350 Act , more » Financials  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEUROFIRST 300 , E300 ex EURO COR, more » Consumer Defensives  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Euromid, FTSE 350 Act , more » Consumer Cyclicals  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEUROFIRST 300 , E300 ex EURO COR, more » Utilities  
Subscriber Subscriber FTAS GAS WT&ULT IDX, FTSE Eurofirst 100 , more » Utilities  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSEUROFIRST 300 , E300 ex EURO COR, more » Financials  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Eurofirst 100 , FTSEUROFIRST 300 , more » Telecoms  
Subscriber Subscriber FTAS GAS WT&ULT IDX, FTSE Eurofirst 100 , more » Utilities  
Subscriber Subscriber FTSE Eurofirst 100 , FTSEUROFIRST 300 , more » Consumer Defensives  

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