Top 100 Monthly Performance 01.31.15

  Company Ticker 1 Month Silver Wheaton SLW 12.99 Resmed Inc RMD 11.43 Ventas Inc VTR 11.31 Tesoro Corp TSO 9.93 Equity Residential EQR 8.03 UDR Inc UDR 7.92 Anthem ANTM 7.39 Valero Energy VLO 6.83 DDR Corp DDR 6.75 Mosaic Co MOS 6.66 Merck MRK 6.15 Apple Inc. AAPL 6.14 Quest Diagnostics DGX 5.98 … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 01.31.15

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 PGR Progressive Corp. 2-Feb 13-Feb 0.6862 25.95 2.64%  

Analysis – Anthem Inc. Increases Dividend by 43%

Anthem Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share, a 43 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.438 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 25, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 10, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend  3/10/2015 0.625 9/8/2014 0.438 6/6/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Anthem Inc. Increases Dividend by 43%

Analysis – Amdocs Ltd. Increases Dividend by 10%

Amdocs Limited announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.155 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 16, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 31, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend  3/31/2015 0.17 12/29/2014 0.155 … Continue reading Analysis – Amdocs Ltd. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Progressive Corp. Increases Dividend by 41%

Progressive Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $.69 per share, a 41 percent increase from the prior rate of $.49 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 February 4, 2015.  Progressive is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – Progressive Corp. Increases Dividend by 41%

Analysis – Hanesbrands Inc. Increases Dividend by 33%

Hanesbrands Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share, a 33 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.30 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 9th, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/9/2015 0.4 11/14/2014 0.3 … Continue reading Analysis – Hanesbrands Inc. Increases Dividend by 33%

Analysis – CenterPoint Energy Inc. Increases Dividend by 4%

CenterPoint Energy Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.248 per share, a 4 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.238 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 13, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/13/2015 0.248 … Continue reading Analysis – CenterPoint Energy Inc. Increases Dividend by 4%

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 30-Jan 17-Feb 0.1 12.73 3.14% BK Bank of New York … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Intel Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%

Intel Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.225 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 1, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 7, 2015.  Intel Corporation is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – Intel Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – CMS Energy Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%

CMS Energy Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.27 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 27, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 6, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/6/2015 0.29 … Continue reading Analysis – CMS Energy Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%