5 Dividends That Survived the Depression

Depressions, bubbles, crashes be damned — these 5 stocks have paid investors through the worst of times

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5 Dividends That Survived the Depression

Coca-Cola

Coca Cola 5 Dividends That Survived the DepressionPaid Dividends Since: 1893
Current Dividend Yield: 2.8%

It’s one of the most iconic brand names ever, and it can be found in more countries than just about any other product.

That brand is Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), and it has been paying shareholders dividends since 1893.

Just think about how impressive it is for a company to thrive like this for the past 119 years. What’s even more impressive is that over the past 49 years, KO shareholders have seen their payout increase each and every year — more than enough to qualify as a Dependable Dividend Stock.

Now I ask you: Is there any reason to believe Coca-Cola won’t be a stalwart dividend payer for the next 50 years? With a current dividend yield of 2.8%, Coke should be a part of your dividend table.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2012/10/5-dividends-that-survived-the-depression/.

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