Analysis – Abbvie Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

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Abbvie Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.49, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.42 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 13, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 15, 2014.

 

Date Quarterly Dividend
1/15/2015 0.49
10/10/2014 0.42
7/11/2014 0.42
4/11/2014 0.42
1/13/2014 0.4
10/10/2013 0.4
7/11/2013 0.4
4/11/2013 0.4
1/11/2013 0.4

Analysis of Valuation of Abbvie (Symbol ABBV).

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

Price 10/20/14 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  SPS    2014 P/S Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$54.41 3.10% 17% 12.35 4.68 2.81 4.85 3.49% 2.79%

Abbvie 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
BK Bank of New York Mellon 24-Oct 7-Nov 0.17 36.36 1.87%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 10.20.14

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Company Ticker 1 Month
Buckeye Partners BPL 17.92
Tesoro Corp TSO 11.6
UnitedHealth Group UNH 9.07
Carnival Corp CCL 8.98
Schlumberger Ltd. SLB 8.8
Noble Corp. NE 8.72
Las Vegas Sands LVS 8.07
Altera ALTR 7.86
Devon Energy DVN 7.22
C.H. Robinson CHRW 6.47
WellPoint Health Ntwks WLP 6.14
KLA-Tencor KLAC 5.99
ConocoPhillips COP 5.97
Legg Mason Inc LM 5.97
Archer Daniels ADM 5.8
ITC Holdings Corp ITC 5.8
Brookfield Asset BAM 5.77
Valero Energy VLO 5.61
Amgen AMGN 5.57
Teva ADR TEVA 5.39
United Parcel SVC UPS 5.06
Maxim Integrated Prod MXIM 4.97
Corning GLW 4.55
Occidental Petroleum OXY 4.51
Quest Diagnostics DGX 4.34
Broadcom Corp BRCM 4.09
Qualcomm QCOM 4.04
BlackRock, Inc. BLK 4.02
Weyerhaeuser WY 3.63
BP PLC ADR BP 3.5
Symantec Corp. SYMC 3.38
Apple Inc. AAPL 3.31
CNA  Financial CNA 3.22
Transocean Ltd. RIG 2.93
Federated Investors FII 2.86
Hartford Fin’l Svcs. HIG 2.76
Kohl’s Corp KSS 2.65
MetLife Inc. MET 2.62
Marsh & McLennan MMC 2.56
Abbott Labs. ABT 2.46
AES Corp AES 2.46
Principal Financial PFG 2.46
Microsoft Corp. MSFT 2.45
Fidelity National FIS 2.44
Mosaic Co MOS 2.27
Ensco Plc ESV 2.18
Medtronic, Inc. MDT 2.16
Progressive (Ohio) PGR 2.13
Silver Wheaton SLW 2.12
Royal Dutch Shell ‘A’ RDS/A 2.11
Ventas Inc VTR 2.07
State Street Corp. STT 2.05
Encana Corp ECA 1.95
Bunge Limited BG 1.92
Freeport-McMoRan FCX 1.92
Stryker Corp. SYK 1.84
Lilly (Eli) LLY 1.82
Macerich Company MAC 1.78
Aflac Inc. AFL 1.71
Campbell Soup CPB 1.54
Comcast CMCSA 1.53
Walgreen WAG 1.53
NetApp, Inc. NTAP 1.43
Northern Trust Corp. NTRS 1.33
Toyota Motor TM 1.32
Cardinal Health CAH 1.23
Potash Corp POT 1.11
Cisco Systems, Inc CSCO 0.98
Exelon Corp EXC 0.75
Pepsico Inc PEP 0.75
Verizon VZ 0.69
Equity Residential EQR 0.67
Travelers Cos. TRV 0.61
Bank of New York Mellon BK 0.52
UDR Inc UDR 0.45
Resmed Inc RMD 0.44
New York Community NYCB 0.26
Safeway Inc. SWY 0.24
Canon Inc. ADR CAJ 0.23
DDR Corp DDR 0.23
Avalonbay Comm AVB 0.2
Mitsubishi Financial Group, Inc. MTU 0.19
Rio Tinto plc RIO 0.12
GlaxoSmithKline ADR GSK 0.05
Tim Hortons Inc THI 0.03
Target Corp TGT -0.06
Intel Corp. INTC -0.09
Sanofi Aventis ADR SNY -0.42
Pfizer, Inc. PFE -0.56
PNC Financial Serv. PNC -0.91
Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX -0.93
Coach, Inc. COH -0.95
EMC Corp. EMC -1.48
Becton, Dickinson BDX -1.81
Diamond Offshore DO -1.9
KeyCorp KEY -2.17
Capital One Fin’l COF -2.44
Wal-Mart Stores WMT -2.69
Merck MRK -2.77
Coca-Cola KO -6.92

Analysis – Texas Instruments Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%

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Texas Instruments Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.34, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on November 17, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 31, 2014.

 

Date Quarterly Dividend
10/31/2014 0.34
7/29/2014 0.3
4/28/2014 0.3
1/29/2014 0.3
10/29/2013 0.3
7/29/2013 0.28
4/26/2013 0.28
1/29/2013 0.21
10/31/2012 0.21
7/27/2012 0.17
4/26/2012 0.17
1/27/2012 0.17
10/27/2011 0.17
7/28/2011 0.13
4/28/2011 0.13
1/27/2011 0.13
10/28/2010 0.13
7/28/2010 0.12
4/28/2010 0.12
1/28/2010 0.12

Analysis of Valuation of Texas Instruments (Symbol TXN).

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

Price 10/17/14 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  SPS    2014 P/S Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$43.67 3.10% 7.5% 12.05 3.96 1.37 4.64 3.10% 1.50%

Texas Instruments 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 – Huntington Bancshares Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.06, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.05 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 19, 2014.

 

Date Quarterly Dividend
12/19/2014 0.06
9/15/2014 0.05
6/13/2014 0.05
3/14/2014 0.05
12/17/2013 0.05
9/13/2013 0.05
6/13/2013 0.05
3/14/2013 0.04
12/14/2012 0.04
9/13/2012 0.04
6/14/2012 0.04
3/15/2012 0.04
12/16/2011 0.04
9/15/2011 0.04
6/15/2011 0.01
3/16/2011 0.01
12/16/2010 0.01
9/15/2010 0.01
6/15/2010 0.01
3/16/2010 0.01

Analysis of Valuation of Huntington Bancshares (Symbol HBAN).

Huntington is trading above its average price/book value (P/BV) range.  Huntington is trading at the top of its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 10/16/14 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  BV   2014 P/BV Ratio 10 yr P/BV  Low 10 yr P/BV  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$9.19 2.60% 12% 7.40 1.31 0.19 2.32 2.50% 0.60%

Huntington Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

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Explanation:  Dividend growth financial stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/book value and current yield analysis. Dividend financial stocks trading at a low historical price/book value (P/BV) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/BV ratio stocks.  Max P/BV price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/BV 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 – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

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The Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.60, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.55 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 2, 2014.

 

Date Quarterly Dividend
12/2/2014 0.6
8/27/2014 0.55
5/28/2014 0.55
2/26/2014 0.55
11/27/2013 0.55
8/28/2013 0.5
5/28/2013 0.5
2/26/2013 0.5
11/28/2012 0.5
8/28/2012 0.46
5/29/2012 0.46
2/28/2012 0.35
11/29/2011 0.35
8/30/2011 0.35
5/27/2011 0.35
2/28/2011 0.35
11/30/2010 0.35
8/30/2010 0.35
5/27/2010 0.35
2/26/2010 0.35

Analysis of Valuation of Goldman Sachs (Symbol GS).

Goldman Sachs is trading below its average price/book value (P/BV) range.  Goldman Sachs is trading above its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 10/16/14 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  BV    2014 P/BV Ratio 10 yr P/BV  Low 10 yr P/BV  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$176.91 1.40% 4% 179.10 1.02 0.57 2.61 1.60% 0.80%

Goldman Sachs Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

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Explanation:  Dividend growth financial stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/book value and current yield analysis. Dividend financial stocks trading at a low historical price/book value (P/BV) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/BV ratio stocks.  Max P/BV price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/BV 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 – Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Increases Dividend by 11%

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Plains All American Pipeline Limited Partnership announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.66, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.645 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on November 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 31, 2014.

 

Date Quarterly Dividend
10/31/2014 0.66
7/30/2014 0.645
4/30/2014 0.63
1/29/2014 0.615
10/30/2013 0.6
7/31/2013 0.588
5/1/2013 0.575
1/30/2013 0.563
10/31/2012 0.542
8/1/2012 0.532
5/2/2012 0.522
2/1/2012 0.512
11/2/2011 0.497
7/29/2011 0.491
4/29/2011 0.485
2/2/2011 0.479
10/29/2010 0.475
7/30/2010 0.471
4/30/2010 0.468
1/29/2010 0.464

Analysis of Valuation of Plains All American (Symbol PAA).

Plains All American is trading at the top of its average price/sale (P/S) range.  Plains All American is trading below its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 10/13/14 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate  SPS    2014 P/S Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$52.28 5.00% 10% 122.30 0.47 0.09 0.47 6.90% 4.50%

Plains All American 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


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