A basket containing around 65 stocks in the S&P 500 Index is the US dividend aristocrat. These companies have been working for the past 25 years in order to grow their dividend aristocrat. Know that growing these aristocrats is not a piece of cake. It requires immense hard work, strategic plans, economic environments, etc. Moreover, a company must have a stable business model that can withstand various factors such as market crashes.
Even though the dividend stock lacks the same level of excitement as other stock investments but, according to the studies, these represent a total of 50 percent of S&P 500 market returns.
The infographic shows a stable rate of companies that have invested in dividend stocks. The list is published every other year but, the image looks pretty the same every year which indicates some infrequent changes.
Infographic by: Visualcapitalist.com