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Five dividend growth stars

Five dividend growth stars

At the start of 2012, inflation was weighing heavily on many investors' minds as was the question of how to achieve decent real-term returns in a world of runaway prices. While these concerns have tempered significantly over the intervening 12 months, our 'inflation-beating' stock screen has nevertheless substantially outperformed the market. Indeed, the total return from the portfolio of 23.9 per cent (see table) was more than double the 10.9 per cent from the FTSE 350, the index from which all the stocks were selected.

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