By: Dividend Sensei
My motto is “safety and quality first, and prudent valuation and sound risk management always.”
52% of stocks lose money over time, and 12% go to zero. Avoiding value traps and savings incinerating low-quality companies is essential to achieving your financial goals.
I use 75 fundamental safety metrics to estimate dividend and balance sheet safety, and 143 metrics to gauge overall quality.
Today three names represent the 3 safest dividend blue-chips trading at reasonable valuations. Analysts expect them to deliver 12.7% CAGR long-term returns, compared to the S&P 500’s 7.8% and dividend aristocrat’s 10.8%.
Over the long-term dividend growth blue-chips have been the easiest road to a rich retirement you can travel. These three ultra-safe dividend blue-chips have the potential to deliver almost 10x the market’s returns over decades.