NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average has crossed the 13,000 mark twice in February and risen more than 6% year to date, not all of the stocks in the index have seen gains.
Chase Investment Council quantitative analyst Brian Lazorishak said high-dividend stocks have been lagging this year. Adrian Day Asset Management President Adrian Day noted that each of the worst-performing stocks in the Dow have much higher yields than the top-performers.
Analysts believe that investors' risk appetites have increased this year as more signs of economic improvement have been coming.
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