Below is an updated look at the total return performance of the 10 Dogs of the Dow for 2019 versus the 20 non-Dogs. As shown, the 10 Dogs are up 16.34% so far this year, which is 150 basis points less than the gain of 17.8% for the non-Dogs. Procter & Gamble (PG), IBM, and JP Morgan (JPM) have been the best performing Dogs, while Pfizer (PFE) has been the only loser with a YTD decline of 14.34%. Of the non-Dogs, Apple (AAPL) is up the most at +40.74%, followed by Microsoft (MSFT), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), and Goldman Sachs (GS). Walgreens (WBA) is down the most of any Dow stocks with a YTD decline of 18.17%, while 3M (MMM) and UnitedHealth (UNH) are the only other names in the red.
Below is a look at total return performance for Dow members so far in 2019 as well as over the last 12 months. Year-to-date, these stocks are up 17.35%, but they’re up just 5.91% over the last 12 months. Apple (AAPL) is the top performing Dow stock in 2019 with a total return of 40.74%, but its total return over the last 12 months is just +2.24% because of its horrific performance in Q4 2018. Other stocks with big YTD gains but low or negative 12-month returns include Goldman Sachs (GS), United Tech (UTX), IBM, and JP Morgan (JPM).
There are three Dow stocks down 10%+ YTD (MMM, PFE, WBA) while there are six stocks that are down 10%+ over the last 12 months (XOM, CAT, UNH, MMM, PFE, WBA). Start a two-week free trial to receive our market research and access our interactive tools.