The S&P Europe 350 Dividend Aristocrats index measures the performance of large cap, blue chip companies within the S&P Europe 350 that have followed a policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 10 consecutive years, have a float-adjusted market capitalization of at least US$ 3 billion and have an average daily trading volume of at least US$ 5 million. They are an excellent selection of stocks to start diversifying into when building your own portfolio of dividend stocks.

However, the list is limited to European stocks. Make sure to have a look also at dividend stocks from other countries. The American Dividend Aristocrats, dividend stocks analyses and the dividend calendar are good places to start.

BP is currently under reconsideration by S&P due to its announced dividend cut.

Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE)
Actividades Construc Y Serv (ACS)
AstraZeneca Plc (AZN)
BP (BP/)
Banco de Sabadell SA (SAB)
Bankinter SA (BKT)
British American Tobacco Plc (BATS)
Capita Group (CPI)
Cobham (COB)
Danone (BN)
Diageo Plc (DGE)
Essilor Intl (EI)
FirstGroup Plc (FGP)
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBLB)
Hennes & Mauritz AB B (HMB)
Hermes Intl (RMS)
Iberdrola SA (IBE)
L’Oreal (OR)
Man Group (EMG)
Nestle SA Reg (NESN)
Next (NXT)
Novartis AG Reg (NOVN)
Novo Nordisk AS B (NOVOB)
Pearson (PSON)
RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSA)
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB/)
Red Electrica Corporacion SA (REE)
Reed Elsevier (REL)
Repsol-YPF SA (REP)
Roche Hldgs AG Ptg Genus (ROG)
Royal Dutch Shell PLC A (RDSA)
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B (RDSB)
Sanofi-Aventis (SAN)
Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE)
Severn Trent (SVT)
Swedish Match AB (SWMA)
Tate & Lyle (TATE)
Tesco (TSCO)
ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA)
Unilever (ULVR)
Unilever NV (UNA)
Vinci (DG)
Vivendi SA (VIV)
Vodafone Group (VOD)