Quick Answer: Is Disney A Dividend Aristocrat?

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

CompanySectorConsecutive Years of Dividend Growth
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM)Energy36
Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)Real estate46
Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN)Financials37
General Dynamics (NYSE:GD)Industrials27

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Does Disney pay good dividends?

Payout ratios

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.