DGI Education Articles

What are the The Dividend Aristocrats?

The Dividend Aristocrats are a group of stocks, all of which are members of the S&P 500, and all of which have raised their dividend every year, for the past 25 years or more. To be added to the S&P 500, the following criteria must be met: It must be a U.S....

Dividend Declaration Dates

As a dividend growth investor, there are certain dates one must be aware of, and understand, to help you understand when you will receive your dividends. Announcement Date: (also called the “Declaration date”) This is the date on which the company makes a formal...

The Qualities That Make A Good Dividend Growth Investor

There have been many articles and books written about what it takes to be a successful investor. As I read these articles, I agreed that many of these qualities are helpful, if not necessary, for someone to be a successful Dividend Growth Investor (DGIer). A lack of...

What is Dividend Growth Investing (DGI)?

Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) is a form of investing in which you only buy stocks which have raised their dividend year after year, without fail, for at least the last 5-years in a row. In many cases the companies have raised their dividends for the last 10, 25,...

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Dividend Declaration Dates

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What is PAAY?

What is PAAY?

PAAY stands for Percent Above Average Yield. It is a measure of how much a stock’s yield is above or below its usual yield, and I use it to help me find undervalued stocks. We all know that the stock market, and individual stocks, go up and down every day. And often...

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