Dogs of the Dow 2023: 5 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The 2023 lineup of Dogs seems to face thornier problems than in years past. Here are five names to watch for those who adhere to this decades-old income-and-value strategy.

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The infamous Dogs of the Dow strategy is simple: At the start of each year, buy the five (or 10) highest-yielding stocks. Remember, high dividends mean low stock prices. The theory goes that as Dow stocks are some of the largest, best-managed companies in the world, they will, inevitably, recover.

While these dogs may not be the best Dow dividend stocks, they certainly offer a lot of yield. For instance, Verizon's (VZ) dividend, at nearly 7%, rivals the long-term return of the S&P 500. In most instances, the proposition here comes down to getting paid a lot to wait out whatever malaise a company is facing.  

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Louis Navellier
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