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Dogs of the Dow Jones Industrial Average As Of June 2011

Dogs of the Dow Jones Index by Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current list of the 10 cheapest stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index – Dogs of the Dow. Such companies have the highest dividend yield and offer the lowest expected price earnings ratio. In average, the 10 Dogs of the Dow have a dividend yield of 4.02 percent and a forward price to earnings ratio of 11.24. The average price to book ratio amounts to 2.17 and price to sales ratio is 1.82.

The Dogs of the Dow is an investment strategy popularized by Michael O'Higgins. The strategy is to buy 10 stocks of the Dow Jones with the highest dividend yield and lowest price to earnings ratio at the beginning of the year or any trading period and to hold these stocks for a year. After this period, the investor should sell stocks that are no more dogs of the Dow and buy therefore new dogs of the Dow.

Here is the table of the Dogs of the Dow with some pricing figures:
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Dogs of the Dow as of June 2011 (Click to enlarge)

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