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
BRCM Broadcom Corp 26-Nov 15-Dec 0.12 42.51 1.13%
KO Coca-Cola Co. 26-Nov 15-Dec 0.305 44.27 2.76%
HIG Hartford Financial Services 26-Nov 2-Jan 0.18 41.59 1.73%
ITC ITC Holdings 26-Nov 15-Dec 0.1625 39.15 1.66%
KLAC KLA Tencor 26-Nov 9-Dec 16.5 83.71 2.39%
QCOM Qualcomm, Inc. 26-Nov 18-Dec 0.42 71.7 2.34%
KEY KeyCorp 28-Nov 15-Dec 0.065 13.53 1.92%
BLK BlackRock, Inc. 1-Dec 23-Dec 1.93 355.79 2.17%
SLB Schlumberger Ltd. 1-Dec 9-Jan 0.4 98.45 1.63%
MOS Mosaic Co. 2-Dec 18-Dec 0.25 45.46 2.20%

Analysis – Aetna Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

AET

Aetna Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.225 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 15, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
1/15/2015 0.25
10/14/2014 0.225
7/8/2014 0.225
4/8/2014 0.225
1/14/2014 0.225
10/8/2013 0.2
7/9/2013 0.2
4/9/2013 0.2
1/8/2013 0.2
10/9/2012 0.175
7/10/2012 0.175
4/10/2012 0.175
1/11/2012 0.175
10/11/2011 0.15
7/12/2011 0.15
4/12/2011 0.15
11/10/2010 0.04

Analysis of Valuation of Aetna (Symbol AET).

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

Price 11/24/14 % 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 %
$86.94 1.00% 14.5% 163.45 0.49 0.21 1.02 1.50% 0.10%

Aetna Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

AET

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 – Raymond James Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%

RJF

Raymond James Financial Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 2, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
1/2/2015 0.18
9/29/2014 0.16
6/27/2014 0.16
3/28/2014 0.16
9/27/2013 0.14
6/27/2013 0.14
3/27/2013 0.14
12/28/2012 0.14
9/27/2012 0.13
6/28/2012 0.13
3/29/2012 0.13
12/29/2011 0.13
9/29/2011 0.13
6/29/2011 0.13
3/30/2011 0.13
12/30/2010 0.13
9/29/2010 0.11
6/29/2010 0.11
3/30/2010 0.11

Analysis of Valuation of Raymond James Financial Inc. (Symbol RJF).

Raymond James Financial is trading below its average price/book value (P/BV) range. Raymond James Financial is trading below its average dividend yield range.

Price 11/24/14 % 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 %
$56.42 1.30% 5.0 28.70 1.84 0.68 3.04 1.9% 1.1%
Raymond James Financial Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

 RJF

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 – Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Increases Dividend by 15%

GMCR

Keurig Green Mountain Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.2875, a 15 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 13, 2015.

Date Quarterly Dividend
1/13/2015 0.2875
10/1/2014 0.25
7/1/2014 0.25
4/2/2014 0.25
1/15/2014 0.25

 Analysis of Valuation of Keurig Green Mountain (Symbol GMCR).

Keurig Green Mountain is trading above its average price/sale (P/S) range.  Keurig Green Mountain is trading at the bottom of its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 11/24/14 % 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 %
$138.39 0.60% 15% 28.70 4.53 0.69 6.76 0.82% 0.60%

Keurig Green Mountain Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

GMCR

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 – Nike, Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

NKE

Nike Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.24 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 5, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 15, 2014.

Date Quarterly Dividend
12/15/2014 0.28
8/28/2014 0.24
5/29/2014 0.24
2/27/2014 0.24
12/12/2013 0.24
8/29/2013 0.21
5/30/2013 0.21
2/28/2013 0.21
12/6/2012 0.21
8/30/2012 0.18
5/31/2012 0.18
3/1/2012 0.18
12/1/2011 0.18
9/1/2011 0.155
6/2/2011 0.155
3/3/2011 0.155
12/2/2010 0.155
9/2/2010 0.135
6/3/2010 0.135
3/4/2010 0.135

Analysis of Valuation of Nike (Symbol NKE).

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

Price 11/21/14 % 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 %
$97.42 1.00% 20.5% 31.95 2.79 0.97 2.79 1.50% 1.00%

Nike Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

NKE

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 – Brown-Forman Corp. Increases Dividend by 9%

BFB

Brown-Forman Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.315, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.29 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 4, 2014.

Date Quarterly Dividend
12/4/2014 0.315
9/4/2014 0.29
6/2/2014 0.29
3/5/2014 0.29
12/2/2013 0.29
9/3/2013 0.255
6/3/2013 0.255
3/6/2013 0.255
12/3/2012 0.255
9/5/2012 0.233
6/4/2012 0.35
3/1/2012 0.35
12/2/2011 0.35
9/1/2011 0.32
6/6/2011 0.32
3/7/2011 0.32
12/8/2010 1
12/3/2010 0.32
9/2/2010 0.3
6/3/2010 0.3
3/4/2010 0.3

Analysis of Valuation of Brown-Forman (Symbol BFB).

Brown-Forman is trading at the top of its average price/sale (P/S) range.  Brown-Forman is trading below its average historical dividend yield. 

Price 11/21/14 % 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 %
$94.14 1.60% 15.5% 21.20 6.20 0.47 6.20 7.95% 1.19%

Brown-Forman Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

BFB

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. 

 

Stock Symbol Company Name Ex-Div Date Pay Date Dividend Payout Stock Price Dividend Yield
SLW Silver Wheaton Corp 24-Nov 9-Dec 0.06 21.3 1.13%
TSO Tesoro 25-Nov 15-Dec 0.3 75.7 1.59%
BAM Brookfield Asset Management 25-Nov 31-Dec 0.16 48.9 1.31%

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