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Our Income Boosters deliver a FTSE-beating 5.2% yield in 2020

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2019 was a good year for our Income Boosters portfolio, with no dividend cuts and a number of strong company performances. Our aim when building this portfolio was to select a set of mid to large cap UK stocks that could provide a higher level of income than the FTSE 100, without excessive risk.


Our ten initial picks offered a yield of 5.2% in January 2019. We're pleased to report that despite strong gains across the market towards the end of last year, the expanded portfolio we've launched for 2020 offers an improved yield of 5.3%. This compares favourably with the dividend yield on the FTSE 100, which has fallen from 4.7% to 4.3% over the last 12 months.

2019 performance review

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