IB Net Payout Yields Model

The New Dogs Of The Dow - Q2 2015


  • The New Dogs of the Dow had Q2 returns that exceeded the gains of the DJIA, but it failed to match the rebound of the Dogs of Dow theory.
  • The average stock in the Net Payout Yields based list has a yield of 8.3% starting Q3.
  • After a large loss in Q2, Travelers tops the list with a 12.3% yield.
   This article will focus on the quarterly returns and changes in the new "Dogs of the Dow" strategy originally introduced (see The New Dogs Of The Dow - 2015) back in January. The goal of the series is to highlight that the old theory of buying the Dow stocks with the highest dividend yields is outdated. The more modern version involves using the Net Payout Yield (NPY) that adds the net stock buyback yield to the dividend yield. This yield more accurately reflects the modern corporate structure that utilizes a large amount of stock buybacks.

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 Disclosure: Long AAPL, CAT, IBM, TRV. Please read the disclaimer page for more details.


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