You’ve probably heard of the “Dogs of the Dow” strategy. It involves investing in the top-10 highest divide3nd yielding Dow stocks at the beginning of each year.
The Dogs of the Dow, has averaged a total annual return of 7.9% compared to the Dow’s average of 6.3% between 2000 and 2015 according to Investopedia.
Here’s are the 10 Dogs of the Dow stocks for 2017:
Ticker symbol DOD is an ETN that provides investors pure play to the 10 highest dividend-yielding securities in DJIA in equal proportions. It trades thin but closely trades the Dogs of the Dow with one investment.
There’s an additional strategy called “Small Dogs of the Dow” which simply involves investing in the the 5 lowest-priced stocks from that table.