As a dividend index pioneer and category leader, we offer robust and time-tested indices that are suitable for a variety of applications. Our dividend indices are designed to help investors achieve their income goals by measuring the performance of strategies that seek to deliver high yield or stable payouts.
Some equity-based dividend strategies have historically offered several benefits.
The newly launched S&P ESG Dividend Aristocrats Indices focus on both dividends and ESG, combining what’s often considered a traditional barometer of companies’ financial health with what many investors see as a newer way to measure companies’ future-readiness. Interest in this type of strategy reflects the market’s growing recognition that ESG issues can impact corporate balance sheets.
Dividend strategies could satisfy investors’ needs in several ways, including higher dividend income, favorable risk-adjusted returns, lower volatility, and more downside protection in bearish market environments.
Why consider dividend grower strategies in the current market environment?
Learn about an index that avoids sacrificing yield quality for dividend payouts.
Explore how a focus on quality dividend growth influences risk/return and take a closer look at S&P Dividend Aristocrats's legacy of stability and strength.
Learn how the fundamentals behind the strategy are driving its outperformance.