Dividend Yield vs. Corporate Bond Yield

Dividend Yield vs. Corporate Bond Yield This chart shows that dividend yields of European companies appear more attractive than corporate bond yields. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Contribution of Dividends to Total Returns

Contribution of Dividends to Total Returns Interesting chart showing that dividends are clearly a key component of total return. Picture source: Topdown Charts

Dividend Yield of S&P 500 Components

Dividend Yield of S&P 500 Components Yields on equities seem competitive vs. U.S. Treasuries, but equity risk does not disappear because a company pays a dividend. Picture source: Bespoke Investment Group

S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond

S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond Are U.S. equities a “buy”? The dividend yield of the S&P 500 Index is now higher than the yield from a 30-year Treasury bond. This is a rare phenomenon. But keep in mind that the equity risk does not disappear because a company pays a dividend. Picture…

Earnings, Dividends and Valuation

Earnings, Dividends and Valuation Considering earnings growth, dividends and valuation, the U.S. stock market should remain under pressure until Q3 earnings season. Picture source: Fidelity Investments