Top 100 Monthly Performance 12.31.14

  Company Ticker 1 Month 1 Year Tim Hortons Inc THI 1.56 47.17 Broadcom Corp BRCM 0.46 46.16 Teva ADR TEVA 0.93 43.49 Macerich Company MAC 5.48 41.64 Intel Corp. INTC -2.58 39.82 Amgen AMGN -3.64 39.63 Equity Residential EQR 1.41 38.5 Avalonbay Comm AVB 1.62 38.2 Apple Inc. AAPL -7.19 37.72 Anthem ANTM -1.75 … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 12.31.14

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 CSCO Cisco Systems 2-Jan 21-Jan 0.19 28.46 2.67%  

Analysis – Amgen Inc. Increases Dividend by 30%

Amgen Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.79 per share, a 30 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.61 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 6, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 12, 2015.  Amgen Incorporated is a member of the Top … Continue reading Analysis – Amgen Inc. Increases Dividend by 30%

Analysis – Roper Industries Inc. Increases Dividend by 25%

Roper Industries Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25, a 25 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 23, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 9, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/9/2015 0.25 10/8/2014 0.2 7/9/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Roper Industries Inc. Increases Dividend by 25%

Analysis – Moody’s Corp. Increases Dividend by 21%

Moody's Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.34, a 21 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 10, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on February 20, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/20/2015 0.34 11/18/2014 0.28 8/18/2014 0.28 … Continue reading Analysis – Moody’s Corp. Increases Dividend by 21%

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 EQR Equity Residential 23-Dec 9-Jan 0.5 72.97 2.74% SWY Safeway 23-Dec 2-Jan 0.23 34.95 2.63%

Analysis – Pfizer Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Pfizer Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.26 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 3, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 6, 2015.  Pfizer Incorporated is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – Pfizer Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Analysis – CVS Health Corp. Increases Dividend by 27%

CVS Health Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.35, a 27 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.275 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 22, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/22/2015 0.35 10/21/2014 0.275 7/17/2014 0.275 … Continue reading Analysis – CVS Health Corp. Increases Dividend by 27%

Analysis – The Boeing Co. Increases Dividend by 24%

The Boeing Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.91, a 24 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.73 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 6, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on February 13, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/13/2015 0.91 11/5/2014 0.73 8/6/2014 0.73 … Continue reading Analysis – The Boeing Co. Increases Dividend by 24%

Analysis – Abbott Laboratories Increases Dividend by 9%

Abbott Laboratories announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.24, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.22 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 13, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 15, 2015.  Abbott is a member of the Top 100 dividend growth candidates. … Continue reading Analysis – Abbott Laboratories Increases Dividend by 9%