Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Ameriprise Financial Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.58 per share, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.52 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 23, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 09, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/9/2014 0.58 … Continue reading Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. 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 NE Noble Corp 1-May 15-May 0.375 31.15 4.82% DO Diamond Offshore 5-May 2-Jun 0.125 53.05 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 67%

Regions Financial Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, a 67 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.03 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 01, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 13, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/13/2014 0.05 … Continue reading Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 67%

Analysis – Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 14%

Principal Financial Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.32, a 14 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 27, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 09, 2014. Principal Financial Group is a member … Continue reading Analysis – Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 14%

Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners LP Increases Dividend by 5%

Magellan Midstream Partners LP announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.6125 per share, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.585 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 08, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/8/2014 0.6125 … Continue reading Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners LP Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – Johnson & Johnson Increases Dividend by 6%

Johnson & Johnson announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.70 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.66 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 10, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 27, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/27/2014 0.7 … Continue reading Analysis – Johnson & Johnson Increases Dividend by 6%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 04.25.14

  Company Ticker 1 Week Apple Inc. AAPL 11.85 Abbott Labs. ABT -0.88 Archer Daniels ADM -1.14 AES Corp AES 1.49 Aflac Inc. AFL -1.34 Altera ALTR -5.95 Amgen AMGN -4.73 Avalonbay Comm AVB 1.93 Brookfield Asset BAM -1.67 Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 0.19 Becton, Dickinson BDX -1.16 Bunge Limited BG -0.14 Bank of New … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 04.25.14

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 AES The AES Corporation 29-Apr 15-May 0.05 14.51 1.10%  

Analysis – EMC Corp. Increases Dividend by 15%

EMC Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.115  per share, a 15 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.10 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 23, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 01, 2014.  EMC Corp. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – EMC Corp. Increases Dividend by 15%

Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Apple Inc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $3.29  per share, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $3.05 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 12, 2014.  Apple Inc. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%