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|
|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|
|LTD||Limited Brands Inc.||5.55||12.87||131.9|
|DRI||Darden Restaurants Inc.||12.59||28.97||130|
|EMN||Eastman Chemical Co||12.38||28.11||127.02|