SPDR S&P Dividend Performance
Historical performance is a good guide for the future, but it is imperfect. Pay attention to a company's history, but be realistic about what you can project into the future.
SDY Total Returns Comparison
Here are SPDR S&P Dividend's total returns compared to the market and some of its peers. High historical total returns are excellent - especially if you held the stock at the time - but returns can change direction quickly. To predict future performance, looking at the business is more important than looking at historic returns.
|1 month returns||YTD returns||1 year returns||3 year returns|
|SPDR S&P Dividend||-1.06%||25.69%||25.38%||51.99%|
|S&P 500 Total Return||0.44%||27.07%||27.09%||52.73%|
|iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index||-1.00%||24.47%||23.92%||44.95%|
|Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF||-0.93%||22.47%||20.91%||39.71%|
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