Dividend Growth of Double Digits for a Decade or More

No matter how good the analysis and forecasting or how attractive an investment looks on paper, it can’t compare to an investment that performs in the real world. It’s the difference between concept and reality. Our three-dimensional approach to investing provides a more dependable pattern of performance and return.

For a company to be considered for our investment portfolios, it must have a proven track record of: 

Our Philosophy of DIVIDEND GROWTH of DOUBLE DIGITS for a DECADE OR MORE is a pre-requisite for our portfolio of companies and a safeguard for our clients.

Dividend Growth of Double Digits for a Decade or More

No matter how good the analysis and forecasting or how attractive an investment looks on paper, it can’t compare to an investment that performs in the real world. It’s the difference between concept and reality. Our three-dimensional approach to investing provides a more dependable pattern of performance and return.

For a company to be considered for our investment portfolios, it must have a proven track record of: 

Dividend Growth

A company must grow and raise its dividend, showing consistency in generating increasing dividends for its shareholders.


Double Digits

We invest consistently and exclusively in companies that are gaining value and moving in a positive direction in terms of revenues and earnings measurable by double digits.

Decade or More

Our investments must have a performance rate moving in a double-digits positive direction for at least a full decade.


Our Philosophy of DIVIDEND GROWTH of DOUBLE DIGITS for a DECADE OR MORE is a pre-requisite for our portfolio of companies and a safeguard for our clients.

Behind Our Strategies

  • Susie Wang

    “Getting the most of a dividend-driven investment strategy requires looking beyond stocks with the highest yields, which could be a value trap.   Additionally, dividend cuts are a one-time phenomenon; dividend increase with sustainable power and long-term record are key.”

    Susie Wang
    CO-Chief Investment Officer, Director of Investment Strategies and Portfolio Manager
  • Tom Cameron

    "The market goes up and down over time.  Our clients’ dividends are going up every single year.  We make sure our clients continue to feel comfortable in a changing world."

    Tom Cameron
    Retired Chairman
  • James Haley

    "A company must grow its dividend consistently for a decade to be considered for our investment portfolios an must continue to raise its dividend to remain in our investible universe.Long-term performance. Increasing value. Income generation. That's the three-dimensional wealth management."

    James Haley
    Sr. Portfolio Manager - Private Client Group
  • C. Troy Shaver Jr.
     

    "We believe that dividends are the best indicator of the future price performance of a stock. Dividends are paid when there are attractive earnings. When dividends are paid consistently and at an increasing rate over the long-term, this is likely to exert a positive movement of price performance."

    C. Troy Shaver Jr.
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager

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