10-Year Dividend Growers That Outperformed the S&P 500 by Over 400% (NYSE: DLR), (NYSE: RAI), (NYSE: AOS), (NYSE: PSA), (NYSE: NKE)

SmallCapPower | March 18, 2016: The S&P 500 returned a cumulative 71% since the start of 2005. Compared to dividend payers, S&P 500 ETF investors don’t usually receive dividend payments, which has an effect on your total stock return. With the five long-term dividend payers on our list today, their stock appreciation gains have accounted only for 66% of its total return – with the other third coming from dividends.


image1Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR) – $88.32
Commercial REITs

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns, acquires, develops and manages technology-related real estate. The Company’s services include implementation services, remote hands services, data center infrastructure management (DCIM), client services and digital realty partner network. Digital Realty Trust focuses on strategically located properties containing applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter users, including the information technology (IT) departments of Fortune 100 and financial services companies.

  • Market Cap: $12,754,251,736
  • Gross Dividends – 2005 (millions): $24
  • Dividends CAGR (10 years): 34%
  • Total Return – 10 years: 958%

SciVacReynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) – $50.86

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is a holding company that operates through three segments: RJR Tobacco, American Snuff and Santa Fe. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries include R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, American Snuff Company, LLC (American Snuff Co.), Lorillard, Inc., Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. (SFNTC), R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company (RJR Vapor), Niconovum USA, Inc. and Niconovum AB.

  • Market Cap: $72,708,767,911
  • Gross Dividends – 2005 (millions): $619
  • Dividends CAGR (10 years): 11%
  • Total Return – 10 years: 856%

SciVacA. O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS) – $75.19
Electrical Components & Equipment

A. O. Smith Corporation operates its business through two segments, which include North America and Rest of World. Both segments manufacture and market a range of residential gas, gas tankless and electric water heaters and commercial water heating equipment. The North America segment manufactures and markets specialty commercial water heating equipment, condensing and non-condensing boilers, and water systems tanks. The Company serves residential and commercial end markets in North America with a range of products, including water heaters, boilers and others.

  • Market Cap: $6,452,984,929
  • Gross Dividends – 2005 (millions): $19
  • Dividends CAGR (10 years): 14%
  • Total Return – 10 years: 781%

SciVacPublic Storage (NYSE: PSA) – $269.88
Specialized REITs

Public Storage (the Trust) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). Its principal business activities include Domestic Self-Storage, European Self-Storage and Commercial. The Trust acquires, develops, owns and operates self-storage facilities, which offer storage spaces for lease, on a month-to-month basis, for personal and business use. It has direct and indirect equity interests in self-storage facilities in the United States operating under the Public Storage brand name. The Trust also has about a 49% equity interest in Shurgard Self Storage Europe Limited (Shurgard Europe), which owns approximately 192 self-storage facilities (10 million net rentable square feet of space) located in seven countries in Western Europe operated under the Shurgard brand name.

  • Market Cap: $46,441,389,509
  • Gross Dividends – 2005 (millions): $244
  • Dividends CAGR (10 years): 16%
  • Total Return – 10 years: 580%

SciVacNike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) – $63.14

NIKE, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, marketing and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. The Company sells its products to retail accounts, through NIKE-owned retail stores and websites (which the Company refers to as its Direct to Consumer or DTC operations), and through a mix of independent distributors and licensees throughout the world. NIKE focuses its NIKE Brand product offerings in eight key categories: Running, Basketball, Football (Soccer), Men’s Training, Women’s Training, Action Sports, Sportswear (the Company’s sports-inspired lifestyle products) and Golf.

  • Market Cap (mm): $105,356,761,880
  • Gross Dividends – 2005 (millions): $249
  • Dividends CAGR (10 years): 14%
  • Total Return – 10 years: 540%

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