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Dividend Aristocrats: Everything You Need to Know

Want to invest in Dividend Aristocrats but not sure how they work? This infographic has everything you need to know about these powerful dividend growers.

Dividend Aristocrats are companies that have increased their dividends at least once per year, every year, for at least 25 straight years. The list is curated annually by S&P, and there’s a Dividend Aristocrats ETF that tracks their performance (the name is ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF, symbol NOBL.)

When you invest in a Dividend Aristocrat or the Dividend Aristocrats ETF, you can not only count on receiving a quarterly dividend payment, but you can also rely on those payouts increasing every year.

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But Dividend Aristocrats don’t just pay more reliable dividends than their peers—they also have higher average yields and outperform their peers over time.

Check out the infographic below for more facts you may not know about this highly select group of stocks.

Here's everything you need to know about Dividend Aristocrats.


Chloe Lutts Jensen is the third generation of the Lutts family to join the family business. Prior to joining Cabot, Chloe worked as a financial reporter covering fixed income markets at Debtwire, a division of the Financial Times, and at Institutional Investor. At Cabot, she is a contributor to Cabot Wealth Daily.