Have you ever wondered how a dividend stock performed during the last recession? Did sales collapse? Was the stock crushed? Now you can quickly discover how any dividend stock fared during 2008-09. Not surprisingly, many dividend aristocrats performed well.
Each column in the table below displays the worst annual results reported by a company in 2008 or 2009. Enter in a ticker symbol in the top left section of the grey box below, or filter on different metrics to find new ideas to steady your portfolio. Click on any blue-colored ticker symbol to see its full dividend and fundamental data.
What Happened? Accenture (ACN) reported second quarter results that caused its stock to drop 3-4% this morning. Accenture's organic sales grew 6%, and adjusted earnings per share were roughly flat compared to the prior-year period. [...]
Duke Energy (DUK) is a popular holding in many retirement portfolios because of the company’s generous and dependable dividend. Duke Energy has paid uninterrupted dividends for more than 90 years and increased its payout [...]
For the last few decades, the 4% rule has served as the cornerstone of modern retirement theory. However, with 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day and 59% of Americans worrying about being able to [...]
Higher interest rates create a number of risks and opportunities for investors in the utility sector. Utilities have long been a staple for low risk income investors, such as those that live off dividends [...]
Higher interest rates have a number of implications for investors in master limited partnerships (MLPs). Record low interest rates over the last decade have created major challenges for income investors, who through 2007 had [...]
Many dividend investors wonder how higher interest rates will impact REITs, and for good reason. Over the past few years, interest rates have fallen to their lowest levels in recorded history. This has [...]
General Mills (GIS) is a blue chip stock that has paid uninterrupted dividends for 117 years. The company’s dividend has increased each year since 2004 and boasts a 10.4% annual growth rate over the [...]
At a glance, GameStop (GME) is a tempting dividend stock for retired income investors. GameStop offers a high dividend yield in excess of 6% and has increased its dividend every year since initiating its [...]