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Dividend Dogs (Forecast) 10 Qualifying in UK

This is an income strategy made famous by Michael Higgins. It selects ten large cap stocks in a major market index with the highest dividend yield. It is a value strategy that seeks to gain from cheaply priced quality stocks that may be currently unfavoured by the market. 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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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 % Rolling 1y in descending order

And limited to the first 10 Results

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Performance Tracking

Returns FTSE 100
1 week -1.7% -0.3% 0.7% -1.5%
1 month 0.4% -0.3% -2.5% -1.4%
3 months 7.9% 1.1% -6.6% 3.7%
6 months 12.9% -4.5% -2.3% 3.1%
1 year 8.6% -4.9% - 3.8%
2 years 28.3% - - 7.1%
Annualised 19.6% 11.9% -1.5%
Max Drawdown -12.1% -19.5% -14.0%
Avg Holdings 9.4 9.8 10
Diversification Moderate Moderate Moderate

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

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