Performance Review: October 16, 2009

Below is the 8-year performance of our Dividend Watch List from October 16, 2009 to October 13, 2017 as compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

symbol name total return % change
SHEN Shenandoah Telecom 432.06%
BCR BARD C R INC 347.40%
MCD MCDONALDS CP 261.94%
BDX BECTON DICKINSON CO 239.57%
WTR AQUA AMERICA INC 223.51%
CAH CARDINAL HEALTH 168.43%
PNY PIEDMONT NAT GAS CO 148.04%
T AT&T INC. 113.52%
WMT WAL MART STORES 107.47%
NWN NORTHWEST NAT GAS 103.95%
WEYS Weyco Group, Inc. 60.11%
average 200.55%
DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average 184.69%

The total return for the Dow Jones Industrial Average was +184.69% while the average total return for the entire watch list was +200.55%.  Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY) was acquired by Duke Energy (DUK) in October 2015 at $60 a share.

One response to “Performance Review: October 16, 2009

  1. The three lowest yielding stocks gained an average of +339.67%.