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The Dogs Of The Dow is an investing strategy that consists of buying the 10 highest dividend paying stocks (in relation to their stock price) from the Dow 30 at the beginning of the year. Some say this strategy has outperformed the market.

Below is a clickable Heat Map of the 10 symbols on this page. The percent change is based on Friday's prices. Each symbol is a hyperlink or shortcut to more information.

JPM 0.72% PG 0.03% XOM 1.01% VZ 0.29% CVX 1.08% KO 0.08% MRK 0.41% CSCO 0.40% PFE 2.00% IBM 0.30%

Because the Dow 30 companies may change the dividend yield, the portfolio may need to be adjusted at the beginning of each year.

Dogs Of The Dow

Dogs Of The Dow
1 of 10
JPM $129.53 0.93 (0.72%)
JPMorgan Chase jpmorgan
Profile NYSE: JPM $403 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

JPM Profile

Market Cap 403 Billion
JPM Description

JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest and most complex financial institutions in the United States, with more than $2.5 trillion in assets. It is organized into four major segments--consumer and community banking, corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, and asset and wealth management. JPMorgan operates, and is subject to regulation, in multiple countries.

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JPM Earnings

EPS 2.69 P/E Ratio 11.85
Previous Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Latest Tue, Oct 15, 2019 (32 days ago) Price +11.23%

JPM Dividend

Yield 2.78% / $3.60
Ex-Date Thu, Oct 3, 2019 (44 days ago)
Pay Date Thu, Oct 31, 2019

JPM Charts

All Time High $131.29 on Thu, Nov 7, 2019.
1 Year
Dec 26, 2018
Nov 7, 2019


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Dogs Of The Dow
2 of 10
PG $120.54 0.04 (0.03%)
Procter & Gamble ProcterGamble
Profile NYSE: PG $301 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

PG Profile

Market Cap 301 Billion
PG Description

Since its founding in 1837, Procter & Gamble has become one of the world's largest consumer product manufacturers, generating nearly $70 billion in annual sales. It operates with a lineup of leading brands, including 21 that generate more than $1 billion in annual global sales such as Tide laundry detergent, Charmin toilet paper, Pantene shampoo, and Pampers diapers. P&G sold its last remaining food brand, Pringles, to Kellogg in 2012. Sales beyond its home turf represent around 55% of the firm's consolidated total, with around one third coming from emerging markets.

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PG Earnings

EPS 1.41 P/E Ratio 25.19
Previous Tue, Jul 30, 2019
Latest Tue, Oct 22, 2019 (25 days ago) Price +1.23%

PG Dividend

Yield 2.48% / $2.98
Ex-Date Thu, Oct 17, 2019 (30 days ago)
Pay Date Fri, Nov 15, 2019

PG Charts

All Time High $125.77 on Thu, Oct 24, 2019.
1 Year
Dec 26, 2018
Oct 24, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
3 of 10
XOM $69.19 0.69 (1.01%)
Exxon Mobil exxonmobil
Profile NYSE: XOM $291 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

XOM Profile

Market Cap 291 Billion
XOM Description

ExxonMobil is an integrated oil and gas company that explores for, produces, and refines oil around the world. In 2018, it produced 2.3 million barrels of liquids and 9.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. At the end of 2018, reserves were 24.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent (including 4.2 billion for equity companies), 65% of which are liquids. The company is the world's largest refiner with a total global refining capacity of 4.7 million barrels of oil per day and one of the world's largest manufacturers of commodity and specialty chemicals. It operates its business divisions in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, North and sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.

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XOM Earnings

EPS 0.75 P/E Ratio 16.53
Previous Fri, Aug 2, 2019
Latest Fri, Nov 1, 2019 (15 days ago) Price +2.40%

XOM Dividend

Yield 5.03% / $3.48
Ex-Date Fri, Nov 8, 2019 (8 days ago)
Pay Date Tue, Dec 10, 2019

XOM Charts

52 Week Low $64.65 on Wed, Dec 26, 2018.
1 Year
Dec 26, 2018
Apr 23, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
4 of 10
VZ $59.51 0.17 (0.29%)
Verizon verizon
Profile NYSE: VZ $246 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

VZ Profile

Market Cap 246 Billion
VZ Description

Verizon is now primarily a wireless business (70% of revenue and nearly all operating income). It serves about 89 million postpaid and 4 million prepaid phone customers and connects another 24 million data devices, like tablets, via its nationwide network, making it the largest U.S. wireless carrier. Fixed-line telecom operations include local networks (12% of revenue) in the Northeast, which reach about 25 million homes and businesses, and nationwide enterprise services (10%). Recent investments, including fiber network construction, have supported the wireless business in addition to expanding traditional fixed-line capabilities. Verizon Media Group, the online media and advertising firm formed with the acquisitions of AOL and Yahoo, provides the remainder of revenue.

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VZ Earnings

EPS 1.26 P/E Ratio 15.44
Previous Thu, Aug 1, 2019
Latest Fri, Oct 25, 2019 (22 days ago) Price -1.77%

VZ Dividend

Yield 4.13% / $2.46
Ex-Date Wed, Oct 9, 2019 (38 days ago)
Pay Date Fri, Nov 1, 2019

VZ Charts

1 Year
Jan 30, 2019
Nov 20, 2018


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Dogs Of The Dow
5 of 10
CVX $120.64 1.32 (1.08%)
Chevron Chevron
Profile NYSE: CVX $231 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

CVX Profile

Market Cap 231 Billion
CVX Description

Chevron is an integrated energy company with exploration, production, and refining operations worldwide. Chevron is the second- largest oil company in the United States with production of 2.9 million of barrels of oil equivalent a day, including 6.9 million cubic feet a day of natural gas and 1.8 million of barrels of liquids a day. Production activities take place in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Its refineries are in the United States, South Africa, and Asia for total refining capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil a day. Proven reserves at year-end 2018 stood at 12.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including 6.8 billion barrels of liquids and 31.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

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CVX Earnings

EPS 1.38 P/E Ratio 15.60
Previous Fri, Aug 2, 2019
Latest Fri, Nov 1, 2019 (15 days ago) Price +3.87%

CVX Dividend

Yield 3.95% / $4.76
Ex-Date Fri, Nov 15, 2019 (1 days ago)
Pay Date Tue, Dec 10, 2019

CVX Charts

All Time High $135.10 on Thu, Jul 24, 2014.
1 Year
Dec 26, 2018
Apr 8, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
6 of 10
KO $52.67 0.04 (0.08%)
Coca-Cola CocaCola
Profile NYSE: KO $225 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

KO Profile

Market Cap 225 Billion
KO Description

Coca-Cola is the largest nonalcoholic beverage entity in the world, owning and marketing some of the leading carbonated beverage brands, such as Coke, Fanta, and Sprite, as well as nonsparkling brands, such as Minute Maid, Georgia Coffee, and Glaceau. Operationally, the firm focuses its manufacturing efforts early in the supply chain, making the concentrate (or beverage bases) for its drinks that are then processed and distributed by its network of more than 100 bottlers. Concentrate operations represented 85% of the company's unit case volume in 2018. Coca-Cola recently expanded its presence in the hot-beverage market through its acquisition of Costa, a leading coffee company in the United Kingdom. The firm generates most of its revenue internationally.

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KO Earnings

EPS 0.61 P/E Ratio 29.94
Previous Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Latest Fri, Oct 18, 2019 (29 days ago) Price -2.08%

KO Dividend

Yield 3.04% / $1.60
Ex-Date Fri, Nov 29, 2019 (In 13 days)
Pay Date Mon, Dec 16, 2019

KO Charts

All Time High $55.92 on Wed, Sep 4, 2019.
1 Year
Feb 27, 2019
Sep 4, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
7 of 10
MRK $84.90 0.35 (0.41%)
Merck Merck
Profile NYSE: MRK $216 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

MRK Profile

Market Cap 216 Billion
MRK Description

Merck makes pharmaceutical products to treat several conditions in a number of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancer, and infections. Within cancer, the firm's immuno-oncology platform is growing as a major contributor to overall sales. The company also has a substantial vaccine business, with treatments to prevent hepatitis B and pediatric diseases as well as HPV and shingles. Additionally, Merck sells animal health-related drugs. From a geographical perspective, close to 40% of the firm's sales are generated in the United States.

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MRK Earnings

EPS 0.74 P/E Ratio 33.85
Previous Tue, Jul 30, 2019
Latest Tue, Oct 29, 2019 (18 days ago) Price +3.28%

MRK Dividend

Yield 2.59% / $2.20
Ex-Date Fri, Sep 13, 2019 (64 days ago)
Pay Date Mon, Oct 7, 2019

MRK Charts

All Time High $96.69 on Thu, Nov 30, 2000.
1 Year
Dec 24, 2018
Aug 29, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
8 of 10
CSCO $45.09 0.18 (0.40%)
Cisco Systems Cisco
Profile NASDAQ: CSCO $206 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

CSCO Profile

Market Cap 206 Billion
CSCO Description

Cisco Systems Inc is the world's largest hardware and software supplier within the networking solutions sector. The infrastructure platforms group includes hardware and software products for switching, routing, data center, and wireless applications. Its applications portfolio contains collaboration, analytics, and Internet of Things products. The security segment contains Cisco's firewall and software-defined security products. Services are Cisco's technical support and advanced services offerings. The company's wide array of hardware is complemented with solutions for software-defined networking, analytics, and intent-based networking. In collaboration with Cisco's initiative on growing software and services, its revenue model is focused on increasing subscriptions and recurring sales.

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CSCO Earnings

EPS 0.52 P/E Ratio 153.13
Previous Wed, Aug 14, 2019
Latest Wed, Nov 13, 2019 (3 days ago) Price -6.78%

CSCO Dividend

Yield 3.10% / $1.40
Ex-Date Thu, Oct 3, 2019 (44 days ago)
Pay Date Wed, Oct 23, 2019

CSCO Charts

1 Year
Dec 24, 2018
Jul 16, 2019

Dogs Of The Dow
9 of 10
PFE $37.28 0.73 (2.00%)
Pfizer pfizer
Profile NYSE: PFE $203 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

PFE Profile

Market Cap 203 Billion
PFE Description

Pfizer is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms, with annual sales over $50 billion. Pfizer also spends a leading amount on research and development, close to $8 billion annually. While Pfizer historically sold many types of healthcare products and chemicals, now, prescription drugs and vaccines account for the majority of sales. Top sellers include pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13, neuroscience drug Lyrica, cancer drug Ibrance, cardiovascular treatment Eliquis, and immunology drug Xeljanz. Pfizer sells these products globally, with international sales representing close to 50% of its total sales. Within international sales, emerging markets are a major contributor, representing over a fifth of total company sales.

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PFE Earnings

EPS 1.38 P/E Ratio 11.28
Previous Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Latest Tue, Oct 29, 2019 (18 days ago) Price +0.00%

PFE Dividend

Yield 3.86% / $1.44
Ex-Date Thu, Nov 7, 2019 (9 days ago)
Pay Date Mon, Dec 2, 2019

PFE Charts

52 Week Low $33.97 on Thu, Aug 15, 2019.
1 Year
Aug 15, 2019
Dec 4, 2018

Dogs Of The Dow
10 of 10
IBM $134.40 0.40 (0.30%)
International Business Machines IBM
Profile NYSE: IBM $119 Billion Large-Cap. Show More

IBM Profile

Market Cap 119 Billion
IBM Description

IBM looks to be a part of every aspect of an enterprise's IT needs. The company primarily sells infrastructure services (37% of revenue), software (29% of revenue), IT services (23% of revenue) and hardware (8% of revenues). IBM operates in 175 countries and employs approximately 350,000 people. The company has a robust roster of 80,000 business partners to service 5,200 clients - which includes 95% of all Fortune 500. While IBM is a B2B company, IBM's outward impact is substantial. For example, IBM manages 90% of all credit card transactions globally and is responsible for 50% of all wireless connections in the world.

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IBM Earnings

EPS 1.89 P/E Ratio 14.80
Previous Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Latest Wed, Oct 16, 2019 (31 days ago) Price -6.01%

IBM Dividend

Yield 4.82% / $6.48
Ex-Date Thu, Nov 7, 2019 (9 days ago)
Pay Date Tue, Dec 10, 2019

IBM Charts

1 Year
Dec 26, 2018
Aug 2, 2019

Symbol Price Day Ξ” YTD Ξ”
CSCO $45.09 0.40% 4.98%
CVX $120.64 -1.08% 8.99%
IBM $134.40 0.30% 16.66%
JPM $129.53 0.72% 31.49%
KO $52.67 0.08% 12.23%
MRK $84.90 0.41% 12.32%
PFE $37.28 2.00% -13.80%
PG $120.54 0.03% 32.06%
VZ $59.51 0.29% 6.23%
XOM $69.19 1.01% -0.72%


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