The following interactive chart compares S&P 500 dividend growth to stock price growth (starting January 2000).
This interactive chart breaks down S&P 500 dividend payers by sector.
The following interactive chart displays the annual dividend growth for the S&P 500. From 1973 through 2016, dividend growth delivered positive returns in 41 out of 44 calendar years (93% of the time).
The following searchable and sortable table provides dividend information for the companies in the S&P 500.
The following quiltcharts highlight historical sector-level dividend and stock price growth data (in addition to S&P 500 data). These charts can be used to view market sector trends on an annual basis, even for the current year.
The default quilt chart will show the dividend growth trends by sector. To view the stock price return click the right button and a blue border will appear around the button. Hover over a market sector you are interested in learning more about to highlight the historical data for that sector. Cumulative and annualized growth rates are provided on the right.