Updated February 1st, 2017
The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 51 S&P 500 stocks with 25+ years of consecutive dividend increases. They are the 'best of the best' dividend growth stocks. The Dividend Aristocrats have a long history of outperforming the market.
The requirements to be a Dividend Aristocrat are:
- Be in the S&P 500
- Have 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases
- Meet certain minimum size & liquidity requirements
There are currently only 51 Dividend Aristocrats. You can download an Excel spreadsheet of all 51 (with metrics that matter) by clicking the link below: