Dividend Paying Stocks Outperforming Non-Dividend Paying Stocks

Dividend paying stocks are outperforming non-dividend paying stocks. From Horan Capital Advisors.

Table courtesy of Horan Capital Advisors.

Table courtesy of Horan Capital Advisors.

And a chart of dividend indices versus the S&P 500.

Chart courtesy of Horan Capital Advisors.

Chart courtesy of Horan Capital Advisors.

In the short-run, year to date, the outperformance by DVY and SDY is a result of being overweight Utilities.

S&P 500 Sector Performance Year to Date. Chart courtesy of Stockcharts.com. Click image to enlarge.

S&P 500 Sector Performance Year to Date. Chart courtesy of Stockcharts.com. Click image to enlarge.