As a dividend index pioneer and category leader, we offer robust and time-tested indices that are suitable for a variety of applications. Our dividend indices are designed to help investors achieve their income goals by measuring the performance of strategies that seek to deliver high yield or stable payouts.


Why Dividends?

A source of higher yield when compared to traditional fixed income yields
Upside potential when equity markets experience upward trends
Inflation protection with dividend growth surpassing the rate of inflation historically
Favorable tax treatment in many geographies

Some equity-based dividend strategies have historically offered several benefits.


Research & Insights

  • S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats: A Practitioner's Guide

    Dividend strategies could satisfy investors’ needs in several ways, including higher dividend income, favorable risk-adjusted returns, lower volatility, and more downside protection in bearish market environments.

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  • A Case for Dividend Growth Strategies

    Why consider dividend grower strategies in the current market environment?

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  • Dividend Strategy with Quality Yields

    Learn about an index that avoids sacrificing yield quality for dividend payouts.

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  • How and Why S&P Dividend Aristocrats Work

    Explore how a focus on quality dividend growth influences risk/return and take a closer look at S&P Dividend Aristocrats's legacy of stability and strength.

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  • S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

    Learn how the fundamentals behind the strategy are driving its outperformance.

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