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I am a retired accountant, having spent the early years of my career in the insurance industry and the later part in the field of accounting. My insurance experience has given me the willingness to accept investment risk if I feel the return justifies it; also, an interest in applying risk... More
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  • Dividend Yield Big Winners  0 comments
    Nov 28, 2012 8:43 AM

    This is information requested by richjoy, it's about why Dividend Yield outperformed Dividend Growth during the past five years and mostly during the financial crisis.

    Consumer Discretionary is the biggest sector, after that Materials. That's the kind of thing investors run from during market volatility.

    Dividend Yield Big Winners

    Dividend Yield With Above Average Quality        
    11/22/08 Start Date      
    Ticker Name Start End Pct
    JWN Nordstrom Inc. 7.05 31.84 351.73
    FCX Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. 9.52 39.35 313.35
    ANF Abercrombie & Fitch Co. 13.82 37.5 171.38
    IGT International Game Technology 7.3 18.63 155.1
    HOG Harley-Davidson Inc. 11.37 27.54 142.19
    MDP Meredith Corp 10.84 25.27 133.06
    LTD Limited Brands Inc. 5.55 12.87 131.9
    WHR Whirlpool Corp 28.92 67.05 131.86
    DRI Darden Restaurants Inc. 12.59 28.97 130
    EMN Eastman Chemical Co 12.38 28.11 127.02
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