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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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Stanley Black & Decker

StanleyBlackDeckerLogo 5 Dividends That Survived the DepressionPaid Dividends Since: 1877
Current Dividend Yield: 2.9%

To build a world suitable for man, you need tools that men can build with. Supplying those tools is the wheelhouse of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK). The diversified global tool and industrial giant has built a deserved reputation as a dividend powerhouse, paying out profits to shareholders since 1877.

That incredible 130-year track record is even more impressive when you consider that the company has increased its payout to shareholders every year for the past 44 years.

At a current dividend yield of 2.9%, every income seeker needs to put this dividend tool into their portfolio.

As of this writing, Jim Woods did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.


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

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