5 Low-Vol Dividend Aristocrats to Survive a Stormy Market

The market has been volatile so far in 2022, but these safe dividend stocks could provide stability for investors.

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Turmoil in the stock market has many investors looking for ways to manage risk. If your goal is safety and reliable income, a great starting point is the Dividend Aristocrats, a group of high-quality S&P 500 stocks known for delivering at least 25 straight years of dividend growth.

A dependable dividend can also have a significantly positive impact on stock performance since these payouts typically account for roughly one-third of total annual return, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.


Data is as of March 15. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Lisa Springer
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Lisa currently serves as an equity research analyst for Singular Research covering small-cap healthcare, medical device and broadcast media stocks.