Deep Dive: An outperforming portfolio manager recommends a shift to non-U.S. dividend stocks

Back in May, Michael Binger, a senior portfolio manager with Gradient Investments LLC, told MarketWatch about six of his favorite dividend stocks at that time.

Binger’s outlook has changed a bit since then, and he thinks dividend stocks as a group are looking pricey. He’s now looking beyond the U.S. for attractively valued dividend stocks.

The change comes after a successful 2016, a year in which value stocks have beaten growth, particularly after the election. Here’s how his “Gradient 50” strategy of 50 stocks has performed, according to information verified by Orion Advisor Services:

Total return – 2016 Avg. return -3 years Avg.

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