Dividend Growth Strategy

Strategy Performance

The Brentview Dividend Growth strategy seeks to outperform the benchmark, with additional downside protection, while experiencing less volatility
through a broadly diversified portfolio.


Annualized Returns (Net)

Annualized Standard Deviation (Net)

As of 5/31/2020. Returns greater than 1 year are annualized.

For more statistical information on the Brentview Dividend Growth Strategy Performance, please view our Analytics Report.

Analytics Report


Dividend Growth Composite inception date was March 31, 2006. The composite consists of portfolios invested in broadly diversified mid to large capitalization equities of well run companies that exhibit a commitment to sustainable and growing dividends. The strategy’s total return approach results in a broad range of yields, including those initiating dividends, driving enhanced diversification potential. The portfolio management team utilizes bottom up, fundamental analysis to identify high quality companies that are well positioned to grow their dividend over time. Companies are evaluated based on their balance sheet strength, earnings growth, return on equity, quality of management and their commitment to returning cash to shareholders. The strategy does not employ leverage. Performance prior to June 1, 2019 represents the track record achieved at a prior firm, and meets the portability guidelines of GIPS®.

Brentview Investment Management, LLC is an independent registered investment adviser. Brentview Investment Management, LLC claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®).

To receive a GIPS® compliant presentation please visit the Brentview GIPS® Page



Strategy Inception


Annualized Return (net)


Beta vs S&P 500


Portfolio Yield

Brentview Dividend Growth Strategy Materials

Brentview’s total return approach seeks to emphasize performance consistency.

To achieve this outcome we broadly diversify the portfolio across:

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Fact Sheet

Most recent strategy returns, key statistics, exposures and holdings related data.

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Investor Presentation

Overview of our investment universe, philosophy, process and portfolio characteristics.

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Performance Analytics

Comprehensive analysis of returns and various performance-related statics since inception.

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Recent Quarterly Commentary

Despite the backdrop of record volatility, the Brentview Dividend Growth strategy outperformed the S&P 500, our primary index in the first quarter of 2020. On a gross basis our Dividend Growth strategy returned -18.25% vs. the S&P 500 total return of -19.60%. The year started out with typical seasonal strength as the month of January has historically been positive.  Ultimately the otherwise complacent stock market was shaken as volatility surged as the quarter progressed. During the month of March, data shared from global health organizations underscored the quick spread of the COVID-19 virus.  This news understandably caused concern among investors and equity markets responded with the highest measured volatility for the S&P 500 since 1928 as seen in (Chart1).  We are grateful that our portfolio is constructed and designed with risk management in mind. During the month of March alone the Dividend Growth strategy had a gross return of -10.88% vs. -12.35% for the S&P 500. Ultimately our investment philosophy of “bend but don’t break” has designed a portfolio that drove our quarterly outperformance during the most stressed month in history.
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