The performance over 2014 for the “Dogs”was 13.11% outperforming the Dow Jones (10.95%) but under-performing the S&P500 (14.70%)
In 9 of the last 14 years, the “Dogs” have beaten the Dow by an average of about 1 percent. In 2014, the index is going towards a 11 percent total return, while the Dogs of the Dow are up 12 percent.
Here are the Dogs of the Dow for 2015. The table lists the ten highest yielding Dow stocks as of the close on December 31, 2014. These ten stocks are 2015’s Dogs of the Dow. 2015’s Small Dogs of the Dow are the five stocks with the lowest closing price are, so a subset of the Dogs of the Dow.
|Symbol||Company||Price on 12/31/14||Yield on 12/31/14||Small Dog|