By Robert Hauver
Looking for defensive dividend paying stocks? It makes sense – May is turning out to be one of the worst months in quite some time, with the S&P 500 down over 6%, the DOW down nearly 6%, and the NASDAQ and RUSSELL 2000 Small Caps both down over 7%.
Here are two dividend stocks from our High Dividend Stocks By Sector Tables that have outperformed the market since the start of the spring pullback in April. United-Guardian, (UG), is a NY-based microcap, and Wisconsin Energy, (WEC), is a large cap electric utility:
Performance: Both UG and WEC have beaten the market quite handily in these time periods…
But things get really interesting, when you look at their performance during rallies and pullbacks over the past 11 months.
Disclaimer: This article is written for informational purposes only and isn’t intended as investment advice.
Author: Robert Hauver © 2012 Demar Marketing All Rights Reserved