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The Dividend Yield folio is designed for investors seeking income and moderate capital appreciation in return for moderate volatility, in line with the S&P 500.


The Dividend Yield folio is constructed from the largest 100 companies with the highest overall dividend, adjusted for market capitalization, utilizing the principles of fundamental investment analysis.

Dividend yield is a measure of the relative value of a company’s dividend. It is calculated by dividing the firm’s dividend by the firm’s current stock price. High dividend yields may be viewed positively, as it may be an indication that the stock is undervalued.

Last Updated: July 19, 2018

Category: Fundamental
Inception Date: 2008-09-22 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

  Folio S&P 500
One Month 1.7% 1.64%
Three Month 1.65% 4.64%
Year to Date -0.34% 6.0%
One Year 9.7% 15.59%
Three year
8.14% 11.96%
Five Year
7.91% 12.94%
Since Inception 6.83% N/A
1 Year Volatility 11.15% 12.54%

* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

(% of Folio)
1AAPLapple inc com2.98%
2ABBVabbvie inc com1.42%
3ABEVambev sa sponsored adr0.55%
4ABTabbott labs0.46%
5AMGNamgen inc0.82%
6AVGObroadcom ltd shs0.67%
7AZNastrazeneca plc adr0.81%
8BAboeing co0.94%
9BACbank of america corporation1.15%
10BBLbhp billiton plc adr0.48%
11BCEbce inc0.49%
12BHPbhp ltd adr0.82%
13BLKblackrock inc cl a0.43%
14BMObank montreal que0.44%
15BMYbristol myers squibb co0.61%
16BNSbank nova scotia halifax0.71%
17BPbp plc adr1.38%
18BTbt group plc adr0.46%
19BTIbritish amern tob plc adr1.01%
20BUDanheuser busch inbev sa/nv adr1.27%
21Ccitigroup inc0.77%
22CATcaterpillar inc del0.43%
23CEOcnooc ltd adr0.51%
24CHLchina mobile limited adr1.58%
25CMcdn imperial bk of commerce0.43%
26CMCSAcomcast corp new class a0.82%
27CScredit suisse group adr0.43%
28CSCOcisco sys inc1.48%
29CTLcenturylink inc com0.54%
30CVScvs health corporation com0.47%
31CVXchevron corp new2.00%
32Ddominion energy inc0.51%
33DEOdiageo p l c adr new0.50%
34DISdisney walt co disney0.59%
35DUKduke energy corp new com0.58%
36DWDPdowdupont inc com0.83%
37ENBenbridge inc0.85%
38Fford mtr co del par $0.010.56%
39GEgeneral elec co0.97%
40GILDgilead sciences inc0.69%
41GMgeneral mtrs co com0.50%
42GSKglaxosmithkline plc sponsored adr adr1.50%
43HDhome depot inc1.12%
44HONhoneywell intl inc0.52%
45HSBChsbc hldgs plc adr new3.92%
46IBMinternational business machs1.29%
47INGing groep n v adr0.55%
48INTCintel corp1.31%
49JNJjohnson & johnson2.10%
50JPMj p morgan chase & co1.79%
51KHCkraft heinz co com0.71%
52KOcoca cola co1.55%
53LLYlilly eli & co0.58%
54LMTlockheed martin corp0.53%
55LVSlas vegas sands corp com0.55%
56MCDmcdonalds corp0.75%
57MDTmedtronic plc shs0.58%
58MMM3m company0.76%
59MOaltria group inc1.24%
60MRKmerck & co inc1.21%
61MSmorgan stanley new0.42%
62MSFTmicrosoft corp3.02%
63NEEnextera energy inc0.49%
64NVOnovo-nordisk a s adr0.52%
65NVSnovartis a g adr1.03%
66ORCLoracle corp0.73%
67OXYoccidental pete corp del0.55%
68PEPpepsico inc1.07%
69PFEpfizer inc1.89%
70PGprocter & gamble co1.69%
71PMphilip morris intl inc com1.55%
72QCOMqualcomm inc0.79%
73RDS.Aroyal dutch shell plc spons adr a3.11%
74RYroyal bk cda montreal que0.97%
75SLBschlumberger ltd0.65%
76SOsouthern co0.55%
77SUsuncor energy new inc0.44%
78Tat&t inc com2.86%
79TDtoronto dominion bk ont new0.89%
80TEFtelefonica s a adr0.43%
81TMtoyota motor corp sp adr rep2com0.55%
82TOTtotal s a adr1.49%
83TRPtranscanada corp ltd0.44%
84TSMtaiwan semiconductor mfg ltd adr1.11%
85TXNtexas instrs inc0.57%
86UBSubs group ag shs0.54%
87ULunilever plc adr new0.51%
88UNunilever n v n y shs new0.61%
89UNHunitedhealth group0.67%
90UNPunion pac corp0.53%
91UPSunited parcel service inc cl b0.73%
92USBus bancorp del0.46%
93UTXunited technologies corp0.52%
94Vvisa inc.0.40%
95VODvodafone group plc adr1.08%
96VZverizon communications inc.2.27%
97WBKwestpac bkg corp adr1.11%
98WFCwells fargo & co new1.78%
99WMTwal mart inc1.44%
100XOMexxon mobil corp3.04%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. We screened for the largest 100 securities, based on market capitalization, which have the highest dividend yield.
  2. Individual securities weights were determined by dividing their market capitalization, adjusted for dividend yield, by the total dividends yielded of the 100 securities selected.

Number of Securities

There are generally 100 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency


If the characteristics of the Folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a Folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.