What are some stocks in the Dividend Achievers Index?


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Stocks in the Nasdaq Dividend Achievers Select Index include Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, Proctor & Gamble and Pepsico, according to Nasdaq. As of November 2015, those five companies are the largest holdings of the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF, which tracks the Dividend Achievers index, according to Morningstar.

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Companies in Nasdaq's Dividend Achievers indices must have raised their dividend payments every year for at least the previous 10 years, according to Nasdaq, and must also satisfy liquidity requirements. Nasdaq tracks a total of 11 Dividend Achievers indices, including the flagship Dividend Achievers Select Index. The Dividend Achievers Select Index contains a total of 179 stocks in November 2015.

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