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Dogs Of The Dow Jones: Quarterly Performance Review

Dividend-paying stocks appeal to many investors, with low interest rates on bonds making them one of the sole remaining sources of plentiful portfolio income. 

For income-hungry investors, the Dow Jones Industrials and its 30 constituents are an obvious place to look for high-quality dividend stocks. 

One way that dividend investors use the Dow to come up with a simple-to-follow strategy is known as the Dogs of the Dow, which offer both above-average yields and often outperformance on a total return basis.

Yesterday I wrote about the Dogs of the Dow Jones by total payout yield. Those are the cheapest stocks from the Dow Jones by dividend yield and buyback yield.

Today I like to come back to the origin Dogs strategy. Let's look more closely at this year's 10 Dogs of the Dow to see whether the strategy is worth looking at more closely in 2016.

Here are the Dogs of the Dow Jones and the performance over the recent quarter....

Dogs Of The Dow Jones: Quarterly Performance Review
(click to enlarge), Source: Seeking Alpha, David I. Tempelton.

Dogs of the Dow Jones As Of Q1/2016 (click to enlarge)

1 comment:

  1. I bought a the DOD motif end of last year. Glad I did as it has been performing nicely this year (and collecting dividends on top of that).


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