Barron’s says the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are worth another look; highlights NOBL

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Barron's | July 31, 2018

Barron’s contributor Lawrence C. Strauss highlights NOBL while discussing the performance of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index versus the broader market. According to Strauss, despite the index’s “scant technology exposure,” the group, which consists of members of the S&P 500 that have continuously increased their dividends for a minimum of 25 consecutive years, holds value. He quotes Simeon Hyman, who says the index offers “some good defensiveness” against the broader market and, since inception, has “delivered a total return of nearly 300%, compared with 221% for S&P 500.” See NOBL performance and index holdings.

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