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15 Nov 2023

Dividend stocks have been horrendous in 2023

The 100 highest yielding stocks in the S&P had an average total return of -7.94% through last Friday compared to an average gain of 8.94% for the 100 (exactly) stocks in the index that pay no dividend. Source: Bespoke

14 Aug 2023

With “risk free” rates above 5%, the typically low-growth, high-dividend payers in the sp500 are massively underperforming in 2023

The 101 non-dividend payers are up 20.4% YTD, while the 100 highest yielders in the index are down an average of 3.5% on a total return basis. Source: Bespoke


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