Top 100 Monthly Performance 08.31.14

  Company Ticker 1 Month Toyota Motor TM 1.48 MetLife Inc. MET 1.39 Federated Investors FII 1.27 Apple Inc. AAPL 1.1 Hartford Fin’l Svcs. HIG 1.05 Mitsubishi Financial Group, Inc. MTU 1.04 Archer Daniels ADM 1.02 Bank of New York Mellon BK 1 KLA-Tencor KLAC 0.97 Progressive (Ohio) PGR 0.92 State Street Corp. STT 0.92 … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 08.31.14

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 MOS Mosaic Co. 2-Sep 18-Sep 0.25 47.97 2.08%

Analysis – Harris Corp. Increases Dividend by 12%

Harris Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.47, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.42 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 23, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 9, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/9/2014 0.47 5/28/2014 0.42 3/7/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Harris Corp. Increases Dividend by 12%

Analysis – Towers Watson & Co. Increases Dividend by 7%

Towers Watson & Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.14 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 30, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/30/2014 0.15 6/26/2014 0.14 … Continue reading Analysis – Towers Watson & Co. Increases Dividend by 7%

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 27-Aug 15-Sep 0.12 38.97 1.23% BAM Brookfield Asset Management 27-Aug 30-Sep … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 32%

Intuit Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25, a 32 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.19 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 20, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 10, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 10/10/2014 0.25 7/8/2014 0.19 4/8/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 32%

Analysis – Westlake Chemical Corp. Increases Dividend by 31%

Westlake Chemical Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.165, a 31 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.126 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 19, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 5, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/5/2014 0.165 5/28/2014 0.126 2/26/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Westlake Chemical Corp. Increases Dividend by 31%

Analysis – Williams Companies Inc. Increases Dividend by 32%

Williams Companies Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.56, a 32 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.425 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 29, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 12, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/12/2014 0.56 6/11/2014 0.425 … Continue reading Analysis – Williams Companies Inc. Increases Dividend by 32%

Analysis – Altria Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Altria Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.52, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.48 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 10, 2014, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2014. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/15/2014 0.52 6/12/2014 0.48 3/12/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Altria Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.22.14

  Company Ticker 1 Week Apple Inc. AAPL 4.44 Abbott Labs. ABT -1 Archer Daniels ADM 2.93 AES Corp AES 0.4 Aflac Inc. AFL -3.95 Altera ALTR 3.92 Amgen AMGN 9.79 Avalonbay Comm AVB 3.6 Brookfield Asset BAM 7.35 Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 0.39 Becton, Dickinson BDX -0.14 Bunge Limited BG 2.89 Bank of New … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.22.14