Consumer Goods Sector Dog Price Jumps In April
By Fredrik Arnold:This monthly report series was initiated in December 2011 as dog dividend methodology was applied to each of eight major market sectors. In alphabetical order those sectors were: basic materials, consumer goods, financial, healthcare, industrial goods, services, technology, and utilities.The ninth sector, conglomerates, according to Yahoo Finance, contained just eight firms, five of which paid dividends. Thus the reporter declined to apply dogs of the index metrics a sector containing fewer than ten dividend equities.
Dogs of the Index Metrics Selected Ten Top Consumer Goods Stocks
Two key metrics determined the yields that ranked these sector dog stocks: (1) stock price; (2) annual dividend. Dividing the annual dividend by the price of the stock declared the percentage yield by which each dog stock was ranked.Historically dividend dog investors utilized this ranking system to select portfolios of five or ten stocks in any one index, sector, or survey toComplete Story »