Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.28.15

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Company Ticker 1 Week
ConocoPhillips COP 14.49
BHP Billiton BHP 14.45
Vale SA VALE 14.32
Suncor Energy SU 13.83
National Oilwell Varco NOV 13.64
Chevron Corp. CVX 12.3
Occidental Petroleum OXY 11.08
Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM 9.49
Intel Corp. INTC 8.72
Bank of Nova Scotia BNS 8.15
Bank of Montreal BMO 7.82
Rio Tinto plc RIO 7.56
Toronto-Dominion Bank TD 7.48
Viacom ‘B’ VIAB 6.87
Potash Corp POT 6.78
Texas Instruments TXN 6.57
Royal Dutch Shell RDSB 6.41
Prudential Fin’l PRU 6.31
Total ADR TOT 6.01
Capital One Fin’l COF 5.74
MetLife Inc. MET 5.7
Corning GLW 5.65
Ford Motor F 5.16
Eaton Corp ETN 5.04
Caterpillar Inc. CAT 4.97
Blackstone Group BX 4.77
UnitedHealth Group UNH 4.77
Magna International MGA 4.73
Microsoft Corp. MSFT 4.41
Norfolk Southern NSC 4.24
Honeywell HON 4.19
Cardinal Health CAH 4.17
General Mills GIS 4.11
Union Pacific UNP 3.73
Infosys Techn. ADR INFY 3.69
Aetna Inc. AET 3.63
Comcast CMCSA 3.53
Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 3.44
Archer Daniels ADM 3.31
Marathon Petroleum Corp MPC 3.25
Ameriprise Fin’l AMP 3.24
Target Corp TGT 3.23
ABB LTD. ABB 3.21
Price (T. Rowe) Group TROW 3.2
Stryker Corp. SYK 3.18
Int’l Business Mach. IBM 3.08
Emerson Electric EMR 2.93
Verizon VZ 2.84
Amgen AMGN 2.8
Oracle Corp. ORCL 2.8
Amer. Express AXP 2.77
Boeing Company BA 2.74
Cisco Systems, Inc CSCO 2.74
Discover Fin’l Svcs. DFS 2.64
AT&T Inc. T 2.56
Novartis AG ADR NVS 2.54
Coca-Cola KO 2.45
Qualcomm QCOM 2.35
McDonald’s Corp MCD 2.32
Procter & Gamble PG 2.21
CVS CareMark CVS 2.19
Becton, Dickinson BDX 2.04
Medtronic, Inc. MDT 1.95
GlaxoSmithKline ADR GSK 1.89
Lockheed Martin LMT 1.88
Accenture Plc ACN 1.73
Siemens AG (ADR) SIEGY 1.59
Sysco Corp SYY 1.55
Unilever Plc UL 1.41
Valero Energy VLO 1.4
Colgate-Palmol CL 1.39
Automatic Data Proc. ADP 1.36
AB Inbev BUD 1.35
Nestle SA (ADR) NSRGY 1.29
TJX Companies TJX 1.28
Deere & Co. DE 1.25
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.25
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 1.22
Pepsico Inc PEP 1.2
BlackRock, Inc. BLK 1.1
Ace Ltd ACE 0.83
Kellogg Co K 0.82
United Tech UTX 0.81
Travelers Cos. TRV 0.78
Chubb Corp. CB 0.72
Raytheon RTN 0.55
Pfizer, Inc. PFE 0.28
Anthem Inc. ANTM 0.26
Kimberly-Clark KMB 0.14
Teva ADR TEVA -0.12
Merck & Co. MRK -0.26
Southern Co SO -0.39
Public Storage PSA -0.46
American Elec. PWR AEP -0.98
PPL Corp PPL -1.21
Duke Energy DUK -2.11
Ventas Inc VTR -3.25
Dominion Res D -3.61
Sempra Energy SRE -3.94
Nextera Energy NEE -4.49

 


Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend growth investors because one must own a stock before its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. 

Ticker Company Name Ex-Div Date Pay Date Dividend Payout Stock Price Dividend Yield
BLK BlackRock, Inc. 31-Aug 22-Sep 2.18 314.47 2.77%
QCOM Qualcomm, Inc. 31-Aug 23-Sep 0.48 57.36 3.35%

Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

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Intuit Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 19, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 12, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
10/12/2015 0.3
7/8/2015 0.25
4/8/2015 0.25
1/7/2015 0.25
10/8/2014 0.25
7/8/2014 0.19
4/8/2014 0.19
1/8/2014 0.19
10/8/2013 0.19
7/8/2013 0.17
4/8/2013 0.17
1/8/2013 0.17
10/5/2012 0.17
7/6/2012 0.15
4/5/2012 0.15
1/6/2012 0.15
10/5/2011 0.15

Analysis of Valuation of Intuit (Symbol INTU).

Intuit is trading at the top of its average price/sale (P/S) range.  Intuit is trading toward at its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 8/24/15 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  SPS    2015 P/S Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$79.87 1.1% 13.50% 16.15 5.82 2.12 5.82 1.44% 0.87%

Intuit Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

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Explanation:  Dividend growth stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/sales and current yield analysis. Dividend stocks trading at a low historical price/sales (P/S) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/S ratio stocks.  Max P/S price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/S ratio.  Dividend stocks should also be viewed favorably when the current yield is above historical readings for the past 10 years.  Further information on evaluating dividend growth candidates can be found at http://seekingalpha.com/author/timothy-mcintosh/articles


Analysis – Altria Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

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Altria Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.565, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.52 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 9, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
9/15/2015 0.565
6/11/2015 0.52
3/12/2015 0.52
12/22/2014 0.52
9/11/2014 0.52
6/12/2014 0.48
3/12/2014 0.48
12/23/2013 0.48
9/12/2013 0.48
6/12/2013 0.44
3/13/2013 0.44
12/21/2012 0.44
9/12/2012 0.44
6/13/2012 0.41
3/13/2012 0.41
12/22/2011 0.41
9/13/2011 0.41
6/13/2011 0.38
3/11/2011 0.38
12/23/2010 0.38
9/13/2010 0.38
6/11/2010 0.35
3/11/2010 0.35

Analysis of Valuation of Altria Group (Symbol MO).

Altria is trading below its average price/sale (P/S) range.  Altria is trading below its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 08/25/15 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  SPS    2015 P/S Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$51.82 4.20% 6.5% 13.20 3.98 1.28 8.48 6.24% 3.54%

Altria Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

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Explanation:  Dividend growth stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/sales and current yield analysis. Dividend stocks trading at a low historical price/sales (P/S) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/S ratio stocks.  Max P/S price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/S ratio.  Dividend stocks should also be viewed favorably when the current yield is above historical readings for the past 10 years.  Further information on evaluating dividend growth candidates can be found at http://seekingalpha.com/author/timothy-mcintosh/articles


Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend growth investors because one must own a stock before its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. 

Ticker Company Name Ex-Div Date Pay Date Dividend Payout Stock Price Dividend Yield
GLW Corning Inc. 27-Aug 30-Sep 0.12 15.97 3.01%
UNP Union Pacific 27-Aug 30-Sep 0.55 80.56 2.73%
K Kellogg Co. 28-Aug 15-Sep 0.5 65.1 3.07%
LMT Lockheed Martin 28-Aug 25-Sep 1.5 198.98 3.02%
MCD McDonald’s 28-Aug 16-Sep 0.85 91.21 3.73%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.21.15

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Company Ticker 1 Week
TJX Companies TJX -1.27
Ventas Inc VTR -1.51
Target Corp TGT -2.37
Public Storage PSA -2.49
Dominion Res D -2.73
Duke Energy DUK -2.82
Chubb Corp. CB -3.57
AT&T Inc. T -3.71
Verizon VZ -3.77
Sysco Corp SYY -4.23
Discover Fin’l Svcs. DFS -4.25
Southern Co SO -4.28
Anthem Inc. ANTM -4.32
PPL Corp PPL -4.35
American Elec. PWR AEP -4.52
Nextera Energy NEE -4.6
Kellogg Co K -5.01
ABB LTD. ABB -5.13
Toronto-Dominion Bank TD -5.49
Nestle SA (ADR) NSRGY -5.53
Caterpillar Inc. CAT -5.55
Novartis AG ADR NVS -5.6
National Oilwell Varco NOV -5.8
Becton, Dickinson BDX -5.95
Pepsico Inc PEP -6.09
McDonald’s Corp MCD -6.23
Raytheon RTN -6.24
Amer. Express AXP -6.3
Int’l Business Mach. IBM -6.31
Lockheed Martin LMT -6.35
Teva ADR TEVA -6.42
CVS CareMark CVS -6.46
Procter & Gamble PG -6.49
Sempra Energy SRE -6.54
Ace Ltd ACE -6.6
Johnson & Johnson JNJ -6.61
Coca-Cola KO -6.7
Aetna Inc. AET -6.75
Colgate-Palmol CL -6.75
Travelers Cos. TRV -6.91
Price (T. Rowe) Group TROW -6.95
Norfolk Southern NSC -6.98
Emerson Electric EMR -7.07
Siemens AG (ADR) SIEGY -7.14
Potash Corp POT -7.19
Archer Daniels ADM -7.3
General Mills GIS -7.37
UnitedHealth Group UNH -7.41
Oracle Corp. ORCL -7.43
Kimberly-Clark KMB -7.5
Eaton Corp ETN -7.51
Comcast CMCSA -7.52
United Tech UTX -7.54
Stryker Corp. SYK -7.56
Cardinal Health CAH -7.64
Pfizer, Inc. PFE -7.8
Bank of Montreal BMO -7.92
Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX -8.05
Infosys Techn. ADR INFY -8.1
Capital One Fin’l COF -8.11
Medtronic, Inc. MDT -8.27
GlaxoSmithKline ADR GSK -8.33
Unilever Plc UL -8.34
Ford Motor F -8.38
Accenture Plc ACN -8.49
Total ADR TOT -8.49
Merck & Co. MRK -8.51
AB Inbev BUD -8.64
BlackRock, Inc. BLK -8.74
Bank of Nova Scotia BNS -8.84
Wal-Mart Stores WMT -8.9
Royal Dutch Shell RDSB -8.91
Occidental Petroleum OXY -8.95
Union Pacific UNP -9.05
Honeywell HON -9.07
Rio Tinto plc RIO -9.41
Intel Corp. INTC -9.42
Qualcomm QCOM -9.47
Magna International MGA -9.5
Ameriprise Fin’l AMP -9.58
Suncor Energy SU -9.66
Automatic Data Proc. ADP -9.74
Corning GLW -9.91
Boeing Company BA -10.34
Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM -10.56
Texas Instruments TXN -10.57
Microsoft Corp. MSFT -10.69
Chevron Corp. CVX -10.83
BHP Billiton BHP -11
Cisco Systems, Inc CSCO -11.19
MetLife Inc. MET -11.61
Prudential Fin’l PRU -11.81
Amgen AMGN -12.33
ConocoPhillips COP -12.39
Viacom ‘B’ VIAB -12.79
Deere & Co. DE -13.2
Blackstone Group BX -13.35
Vale SA VALE -13.78
Valero Energy VLO -14.96
Marathon Petroleum Corp MPC -16.4

Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend growth investors because one must own a stock before its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. 

Ticker Company Name Ex-Div Date Pay Date Dividend Payout Stock Price Dividend Yield
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 21-Aug 8-Sep 0.75 99.87 3.00%
PRU Prudential Financial 21-Aug 17-Sep 0.58 89.31 2.60%

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