Wary of Cryptos - Own These Dividend-Paying Stocks

Are you not sure if cryptos are for you? The following 8 dividend-paying stocks, which are Dividend Aristocrats, could be core holdings of a long-term buy-and-hold portfolio. Always reinvest dividends to increase the total return of the portfolio.

No Crypto - Buy and Hold Stocks

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3M Company MMM$6.00 (6.27%)
Air Products APD$7.00 (2.56%)
Coca-Cola KO$1.84 (3.15%)
Colgate-Palmolive CL$1.92 (2.39%)
Emerson Electric EMR$2.10 (2.40%)
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$6.64 (4.53%)
Kimberly-Clark KMB$4.76 (3.18%)
Procter & Gamble PG$4.72 (3.89%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Feb-01-2024.
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Display Dividend Chart for each stock.

Portfolio Values

To inspect the performance of the No Crypto - Buy and Hold Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Alpha Vantage.

All 8 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,250.00 was invested in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of the $10,000 investment is $14,000. The percent return is 40.00%. The annualized return is 6.96%.

Portfolio Value Chart for Last 100 Daily Closes

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