I had no real reason beyond curiosity for running this analysis. Many of these companies have great “moats,” but only a handful will appeal to the “compounding aficionados” (or is it the “compounders mafia”) since the majority have limited reinvestment opportunities (hence the dividends). The opposite argument also crossed my mind - that the longer the dividend streak the greater the potential for a value-trap. You could argue it either way.
I present the following list without comment or judgement on valuation/attractiveness of any individual stock or the group as a whole. With that:
Note: All data taken from www.dividendinvestor.com and www.dividend.com. Unfortunately, even high-end data providers like Bloomberg only report individual stock data back 20 years, so, these online databases were key to compiling the data.
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