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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