Top 100 Monthly Performance 03.31.14

Company Ticker 1 Month Apple Inc. AAPL 2 Abbott Labs. ABT -3.19 Archer Daniels ADM 6.87 AES Corp AES 4.62 Aflac Inc. AFL -1.62 Altera ALTR -0.21 Amgen AMGN -0.55 Avalonbay Comm AVB 1.82 Brookfield Asset BAM 0.74 Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 5.87 Becton, Dickinson BDX 1.61 Bunge Limited BG -0.13 Bank of New York … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 03.31.14

Top 100 Weekly Performance 03.28.14

  Company Ticker 1 Week Apple Inc. AAPL -0.56 Abbott Labs. ABT 0.08 Archer Daniels ADM 2.77 AES Corp AES 2.88 Aflac Inc. AFL 0.46 Altera ALTR 1.01 Amgen AMGN 1.69 Avalonbay Comm AVB 1.64 Brookfield Asset BAM 3.63 Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 10.26 Becton, Dickinson BDX 2.71 Bunge Limited BG 1.74 Bank of New … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 03.28.14

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 CAH Cardinal Health 28-Mar 15-Apr 0.3025 68.03 1.78% EMC EMC Corporation 28-Mar 23-Apr 0.1 27.04 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

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 AVB AvalonBay Communities 27-Mar 15-Apr 1.16 133.82 3.47% SYK Stryker Corp 27-Mar 30-Apr 0.305 81.26 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Air Products & Chemicals Inc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.77 per share, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.71 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on April 01, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend … Continue reading Analysis – Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Analysis – Raytheon Company Increases Dividend by 10%

Raytheon Co. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.605 per share, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.55 per share. The board expects the annualized dividend to be $2.42 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of … Continue reading Analysis – Raytheon Company Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Torchmark Corp. Increases Dividend by 12%

Torchmark Corp. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.19 per share, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.17 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on April 3, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/3/2014 0.19 12/31/2013 … Continue reading Analysis – Torchmark Corp. Increases Dividend by 12%

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 LVS Las Vegas Sands 19-Mar 31-Mar 0.5 83.86 1.67% EQR Equity Residential 20-Mar 11-Apr 0.5 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Colgate-Palmolive Increases Dividend by 6%

Colgate-Palmolive Co. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.34 per share. The board expects the annualized dividend to be $1.44 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of … Continue reading Analysis – Colgate-Palmolive Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Williams-Sonoma Increases Dividend by 6%

Williams-Sonoma Inc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.31 per share. The board expects the annualized dividend to be $1.32 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 28, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of … Continue reading Analysis – Williams-Sonoma Increases Dividend by 6%