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My 2012 Top And Bottom Performing Dividend Stocks

|Includes: AFL, CINF, ED, INTC, ITW, LEG, MCD, MSFT, National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN), TEG

Investing in dividend growth stocks is a long-term proposition. One of the beauties of following a dividend growth strategy is that you don't have to watch your portfolio or the market on a daily basis. For the most part, daily, monthly and yearly movements are just noise in the system. Here are my income portfolio's top and bottom 5 performers for the year, through December 31, 2012...

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