The bubble isn't in dividend payers, writes Tadas Viskanta, it's in calling dividends a bubble....

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The bubble isn't in dividend payers, writes Tadas Viskanta, it's in calling dividends a bubble. Research going back a long ways shows dividends have consistently provdied a significant part of equity returns and the high payers outperform the market averages. Does this mean the stocks are bulletproof? Of course not, but "dividends are the ultimate fundamental."