This New Constructs Model Portfolio identifies large and small cap stocks with safer dividend yields because of strong free cash flow.
On a price return basis, our Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio (-2.0%) underperformed the S&P 500 (+1.3%) by 3.3% from May 20, 2021, through June 21, 2021. On a total return basis, the Model Portfolio (-1.6%) underperformed the S&P 500 (+1.3%) by 2.9% over the same time. The best performing large cap stock was up 4% and the best performing small cap stock was up 2%. Overall, one out of the 19 Safest Dividend Yield stocks outperformed its benchmark (S&P 500) from May 20, 2021, through June 21, 2021.