Top 20 Current Highest Yielding Dividend Aristocrats

The Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of 65 stocks in the S&P 500 Index, with 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases.

This story will rank the 20 highest-yielding Dividend Aristocrats today.

High Yield Dividend Aristocrat #20: Target Corporation (TGT)

Target is a giant discount retailer. Its business consists of about 1,850 big box stores, which offer general merchandise and food, as well as serving as distribution points for the company’s burgeoning e-commerce business.

We expect Target to grow EPS by 8% per year. In addition, the stock has a 3% dividend yield, while an expanding valuation is expected to add ~4.1% per year over the next five years.

High Yield Dividend Aristocrat #19: Medtronic plc (MDT)

Medtronic is the largest manufacturer of biomedical devices and implantable technologies in the world.

The company serves physicians, hospitals, and patients in more than 150 countries and has over 90,000 employees.

High Yield Dividend Aristocrat #18: The Clorox Company (CLX)

The Clorox Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products, spanning a wide array of categories from charcoal to cleaning supplies to salad dressing.