By: Maira Thompson

High Dividend Equity Commentary
2Q 2021— Cracks in the Value Trade?
July 16, 2021

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
1Q 2021— The Broad Market Rally Continues in Q1
April 12, 2021

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
4Q 2020— Economic Reopening Sets Stage for Cyclicals
January 19, 2021

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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3Q 2020— Another Fickle Value Rally?
October 14, 2020

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
2Q 2020— One for the Record Books
July 14, 2020

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
1Q 2020— Dividend Stocks Reset Expectations
April 21, 2020

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
4Q 2019— The Power of Dividends
January 15, 2020

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
3Q 2019— A Fork in the Road?
October 14, 2019

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
2Q 2019— The Search for Yield Continues
July 11, 2019

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
1Q 2019— Second Wind for Dividend Stocks
April 16, 2019

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The market reversed course in the first quarter with the S&P 500 Index climbing 13.1% after a bruising fourth quarter decline which narrowly missed the 20.0% bear market territory.

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
4Q 2018 — A Return to Normal Volatility
January 15, 2019

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U.S. equity markets experienced a broad decline on heightened concerns of slowing economic and profit growth, rising wages and tightening monetary…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
3Q 2018 — The U.S. Goldilocks Period Continues…For Now
October 11, 2018

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After a synchronized global recovery during 2016-2017, U.S. markets have experienced a positive divergence from most world economies in 2018. The…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
2Q 2018 — Made in America
July 18, 2018

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At the mid-year mark, earnings growth remains stellar aided by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which helped boost first…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
1Q 2018 — Dividend Growers over the Long Run
April 12, 2018

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First Quarter 2018 Growth continued to outperform value as higher interest rates, inflation worries and tough tariff talk from Washington marked…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
4Q 2017 — Dividend Growers Post another Strong Year
January 22, 2018

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In 2017, global equity markets fired on all cylinders with higher stock prices adding more than $9 trillion in market value….

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3Q 2017 — Earnings and Dividend Growth Continues into Yearend
October 12, 2017

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Across the S&P indices, growth stocks continued their year-to-date outperformance versus value stocks in the large-cap and mid-cap tiers. Although third…

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2Q 2017 — Strange Bedfellows: Strong Earnings, Lackluster Economic Data
July 20, 2017

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During the first half of 2017, equity markets posted solid gains with the S&P 500 Index climbing 9.0% while gold and…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
1Q 2017 — Is the Market Rally Long in the Tooth?
April 7, 2017

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Despite market participants taking money off the table in March, the S&P 500 Index returned 11.3% from the November U.S. election…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
4Q 2016 — Nothing Stays the Same
 but Change
January 18, 2017

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The market began the year 2016 front-end loaded with recession fears, declining earnings estimates, a 7.0% drop in the Chinese stock…

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High Dividend Equity Commentary
3Q 2016 — Dividend Growers Take Center Stage
October 10, 2016

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One of the biggest contributors to market performance this year continues to be historically low interest rates. The result has been…

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