52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following Top 100 Dividend Stock: Realty Income Corp. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. Any stock ranked by our team as a Top … Continue reading 52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income

The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

TJX Companies' (NYSE:TJX) dividend was increased by 20%.  Its overall yield is 1.62%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. The TJX Companies is one of the largest discount retailers of brand-name and designer apparel in the country. The firm operates more than 2,800 stores.  It sells it products through the multitude of brand name … Continue reading The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

Dividends in Focus: Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin

Investors often have an industry in mind, but cannot choose which stock to purchase. The aerospace defense industry has been on the minds of many investors that are attempting to profit from the new administration's agenda. Following the election, we published an article highlighting some of the biggest (and most popular) aerospace defense picks for … Continue reading Dividends in Focus: Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

J.P. Morgan's (NYSE:JPM) dividend was increased by a solid 4 percent. Its overall yield is 2.28 percent. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. J.P. Morgan Chase is one of the largest banking and financial firms within the United States. The financial giant holds more than $2 trillion in assets.  It is a global firm with … Continue reading J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. Love Dividends? Here's 4 Energy Sector Stocks You Might Want to Buy;  https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/04/13/love-dividends-heres-4-energy-sector-stocks-you-mi.aspx How Dividends Affect The Safe Withdrawal Rate;  http://www.modestmoney.com/dividends-impact-4-percent-safe-withdrawal-rate/ You can earn $50K in tax-free dividends, but there’s a catch;  http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/you-can-earn-50k-in-tax-free-dividends-but-theres-a-catch-you-cant-have-a-job Squirreling Away REIT Dividends;  https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradthomas/2017/04/10/squirreling-away-reit-dividends/#17fab3004d62 A … Continue reading 7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

Earnings season has been picking up in April, resulting in a lot of excitement in the market. Last week, some of the big banks including Citigroup (NYSE: C) and JP Morgan (NYSE: JPM). This week, there are plenty of big-name stocks (including dividend stocks) that will be releasing financial results. Below are some of the … Continue reading Big-Name Earnings Reports to Watch This Week for 3 Dividend Paying Firms

3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

U.S. dividend investors should think outside the box in finding undervalued dividend stocks.  Nearly one-third of our Top 100 stocks are located outside the U.S and trade as ADRs, or American Depository Receipts.  Foreign stocks now provide higher dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts, especially in Europe.  Although many of these ADRs have infrequent trading … Continue reading 3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

Top 30 Dividend Increases in the Consumer Discretionary Sector in 2017

To qualify, the company must pay a dividend over 1% and have a market capitalization of over $4 billion.  Our Top 100 Dividend Stocks are noted with an award icon. You may review any of our team's updates in the last 90 days on those stocks highlighted under "Announced" ; Company Ticker % Increase Mkt CAP Yield … Continue reading Top 30 Dividend Increases in the Consumer Discretionary Sector in 2017

19 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Clorox, Ford and Procter & Gamble

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following three Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Ford Motor Company, Procter & Gamble and CVS Health Corp. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. Any stock … Continue reading 19 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Clorox, Ford and Procter & Gamble

Top 100 Quarterly Performance 3.31.17

Company Ticker MTD QTD Viacom Inc VIAB 7.76 33.39 Philip Morris International In PM 4.2 24.54 Seagate Technology PLC STX -3.38 21.98 Unilever UN 4.97 21.83 Coach Inc COH 9.39 18.98 Oracle Corp ORCL 4.74 16.41 Darden Restaurants Inc DRI 12.04 15.83 Siemens AG SIEGY 5.38 15.06 Cardinal Health CAH 0.77 13.93 Medtronic PLC MDT … Continue reading Top 100 Quarterly Performance 3.31.17