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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Lazard’s Dividend Appears Safe For Now Despite Cyclical Concerns

With origins dating to 1848, Lazard (LAZ) was a pioneer in offering financial services around the world. In recent years the company's popularity with income investors has increased. Not only has Lazard paid uninterrupted dividends [...]

BT Hints at Possible Dividend Cut In “A Year Or Two”

BT (BT) has had an Unsafe Dividend Safety Score since early 2018. The British telecom giant has since seen its stock price fall more than 30%, pushing its dividend yield above 8%. In March 2019 we published [...]

Questions Linger About Kroger’s Long-term Growth Potential

When I reviewed Kroger (KR) in May 2018, I made the following concluding remarks:  At the end of the day, it's hard to pull the trigger to invest in a supermarket chain. While Kroger has rewarded [...]

Pfizer’s Mylan Deal Keeps Income Investors Whole But Will Likely Affect The Firm’s Current Dividend

Pfizer (PFE) has taken steps in recent years to focus its business on higher-margin, faster-growing prescription drugs. For example, in 2013 the company spun off its animal health business, late last year Pfizer reached a deal with GlaxoSmithKline [...]

V.F. Corp’s New Dividend, Plus Kontoor, Makes Income Investors Whole For Now

Earlier this week V.F. Corp (VFC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.43 per share. The company's prior quarterly dividend rate was $0.51 per share, resulting in some headlines claiming that this dividend aristocrat had cut its payout. [...]

Boeing’s Dividend Profile Remains Stable After MAX Grounding Update

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Downgrading Nu Skin’s Dividend Safety Score to Borderline Safe on Business Model Risks

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WPP’s Dividend Safety Hinges on Success of Turnaround Plan

Down more than half from their mid-2015 high, shares of WPP (WPP) yield nearly 7% today. The global advertising conglomerate has paid uninterrupted dividends for more than 20 consecutive years, but its business has faced [...]