RECESSION PERFORMANCE

Have you ever wondered how a dividend stock performed during the last recession? Did sales collapse? Was the stock crushed? Now you can quickly discover how any dividend stock fared during 2008-09. Not surprisingly, many dividend aristocrats performed well.

 

Each column in the table below displays the worst annual results reported by a company in 2008 or 2009. Enter in a ticker symbol in the top left section of the grey box below, or filter on different metrics to find new ideas to steady your portfolio. Click on any blue-colored ticker symbol to see its full dividend and fundamental data.

 

Recession Performance



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Recent Articles

Magellan Remains Positioned to Preserve Distribution Despite Disappointing Guidance

Magellan on Tuesday reported earnings, closing out a year which management described as having "the most challenging industry and economic conditions experienced in our 20-year history as a public company." Magellan's units slumped more than 4% on [...]

Exxon Expects to Maintain Dividend as Breakeven Oil Price Falls

Exxon believes its cash flow will cover capital expenditures and the dividend this year even if Brent oil prices average as low as $45 per barrel and its downstream and chemical businesses maintain their lowest [...]

Chevron’s Breakeven Oil Price Now in the $40s, Providing More Support for the Dividend

Chevron on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings and showed continued progress improving the sustainability of its dividend in a low oil price environment. Driven by capital spending reductions and lower operating expenses, Chevron's breakeven oil price required to [...]

Investors Await Update on PPL’s Asset Sale Plans; Dividend Could Face a Moderate Cut But We Plan to Hold

PPL last August announced plans to sell its U.K. utility operations, which generate a little over half of the firm's earnings. No deal has been announced yet, but the fate of PPL's regular dividend depends [...]

3M Expects to Return to Profitable Growth in 2021

Macro headwinds, slow-moving restructuring plans, and mounting legal liabilities have weighed on 3M's performance since CEO Michael Roman took the top job in July 2018. On Tuesday, the industrial conglomerate reported earnings which gave investors more confidence in 3M's [...]

IBM’s Latest Sales Decline Rattles Confidence in Turnaround; Spin-off on Track to Close by Year’s End

IBM shares slumped 10% on Friday following the company's fourth-quarter earnings report. IBM's organic sales fell 8%, marking the fourth straight quarterly decline, but investors were most concerned by a 7% drop in the Cloud & [...]

International Paper Plans to Reduce Dividend by 15-20% Following Spin-off of Printing Papers in Q3

In December, International Paper announced plans to spin off the firm's printing papers business into a standalone, publicly traded company. The spin-off is expected to be completed late in the third quarter of 2021, at which time [...]

Political Headwinds Remain an Overhang on Con Edison

The defensive utility sector has trailed the S&P 500 by more than 15% over the past year. Shares of Con Edison have been especially weak, slumping around 15% since mid-November to reach a level not [...]