It’s worth noting that Disney is not a dividend aristocrat.
This company’s earnings are fairly economically sensitive and therefore, historically, management has been conservative when it comes to growing the dividend.
Is ABBV a dividend aristocrat?
Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of S&P 500 companies that have raised their dividends for a minimum of 25 consecutive years. The pharmaceutical titan AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), the telecom giant AT&T (NYSE:T), and the oil and gas behemoth ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) all offer forward annual dividend yields greater than 5%.
Is Disney a good dividend stock?
Dividend Growth Potential
It’s good to see Walt Disney has been growing its earnings per share at 17% a year over the past 5 years. Earnings per share are growing at a solid clip, and the payout ratio is low. We think this is an ideal combination in a dividend stock.
Which stocks are dividend aristocrats?
Dividend Aristocrats list
|Company||Sector||Consecutive Years of Dividend Growth|
|Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)||Real estate||46|
|Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)||Financials||37|
|General Dynamics (NYSE:GD)||Industrials||27|
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Does Disney pay good dividends?
In the last year, Walt Disney paid out 31% of its profit as dividends. A medium payout ratio strikes a good balance between paying dividends, and keeping enough back to invest in the business.