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Companies that not only tend to beat the market, but pay you as they do.
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Dividend Aristocrats are the model of consistency. To be a part of the club, a company must be a member of the S&P 500 index and have increased its annual dividend payment for the last 25 years. Many associate the group with income investing and dividend growth, but Dividend Aristocrats have beaten the broader market in total returns, notching better results over one-,three-, five-, and 10-year periods. Within this group of quality companies, our analysts like 10 in particular for investors looking for steady stable income (and some growth too!).How did we choose these stocks?
Each of these stocks is not only a Dividend Aristocrat but also an active recommendation of a Motley Fool premium investing service as of 8/31/2016.Who made these selections?
The Motley Fool is dedicated to helping the world invest — better. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds, and premium investing services.How are these weighted?
This watchlist consists of equally weighted stocks.
|Watchlist||Change today||1-month return||1-year return||Total return|
|Dividend Growth Market Leaders||-2.12%||+1.48%||+23.44%||+14.86%|
|Symbol||Company name||Last price||Change||% change||Market time||Volume||Avg vol (3-month)||Market cap|
|JNJ||Johnson & Johnson||143.97||-1.27||-0.87%||4:00 pm GMT-4||6.33M||5.94M||379.05B|
|KO||The Coca-Cola Company||49.8||-0.72||-1.43%||4:00 pm GMT-4||13.69M||13.80M||214.01B|
|MCD||McDonald's Corporation||224.27||-4.44||-1.94%||4:00 pm GMT-4||2.45M||2.81M||166.88B|
|MDT||Medtronic plc||107.93||-3.49||-3.13%||4:00 pm GMT-4||5.17M||4.47M||145.10B|
|XOM||Exxon Mobil Corporation||33.35||-0.81||-2.37%||4:04 pm GMT-4||30.55M||24.97M||141.01B|
|SHW||The Sherwin-Williams Company||670.38||-12.93||-1.89%||4:00 pm GMT-4||482.11k||454.16k||61.04B|
|EMR||Emerson Electric Co.||67.73||-2.29||-3.27%||4:03 pm GMT-4||2.46M||2.53M||40.47B|
|CTAS||Cintas Corporation||328.93||-9.14||-2.70%||4:00 pm GMT-4||330.89k||443.31k||34.41B|
|AFL||Aflac Incorporated||36.77||-1.08||-2.85%||4:00 pm GMT-4||2.86M||3.47M||26.21B|
|MKC||McCormick & Company, Incorporated||194.06||-2.40||-1.22%||4:00 pm GMT-4||246.84k||509.58k||25.88B|
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today placed on review for downgrade the A3 long-term issuer rating and the A3 senior unsecured rating of Coca-Cola European Partners plc ("CCEP" or "the company"), the largest independent bottler by revenue in the Coke system. Concurrently, Moody's has affirmed the Prime-2 (P-2) short-term rating as it expects that should the acquisition complete as planned, any downgrade of the long term ratings will likely be limited to not more than two notches, depending on the capital structure post transaction.
McDonald's (MCD) closed at $224.27 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.94% move from the prior day.
COMPANY CLOSE UPDATES Terrence Horan Shares of Johnson & Johnson JNJ dropped 0.87% to $143.97 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.