Foolish Four – RP Variation Performance 2011 T – AT&T, +9.01% VZ – Verizon, +18.21% GE – General Electric, +1.36% MRK – Merck, +9.56% NOTE: These returns include dividends. The average gain for the four stock portfolio was +9.54%, better than the +5.5% the DJIA delivered, but less than the +14.93% of the Dow Dogs.
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The Dow 10 is focused on high dividend yield stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA). Outperformance of high dividend Dow stocks was supposedly discovered by John Slatter in the late 1980′s and began to increase in popularity in the early nineties following Michael O’Higgins book “Beating The Dow”. The Dow 10 is [...]