Top 100 Monthly Performance 02.28.15

  Company Ticker 1 Month Freeport-McMoRan FCX 28.67 Kohl’s Corp KSS 23.58 Mitsubishi Financial Group, Inc. MTU 23.21 Coach, Inc. COH 17.1 Valero Energy VLO 16.66 Qualcomm QCOM 16.09 Walgreen WAG 12.65 Altera ALTR 12.41 Tesoro Corp TSO 12.37 Cisco Systems, Inc CSCO 11.93 Rio Tinto plc RIO 11.78 Comcast CMCSA 11.73 EMC Corp. EMC … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 02.28.15

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 QCOM Qualcomm, Inc. 2-Mar 25-Mar 0.42 72.01 2.33% MOS Mosaic Co. 3-Mar 19-Mar 0.25 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Waste Management Inc. Increases Dividend by 3%

Waste Management Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.385 per share, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.375 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 20, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 9, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/9/2015 0.385 … Continue reading Analysis – Waste Management Inc. Increases Dividend by 3%

Analysis – Prologis Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Prologis Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.33 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 31, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 18, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/18/2015 0.36 12/15/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Prologis Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Analysis – Essex Property Trust Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

Essex Property Trust Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.44 per share, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $1.30 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 31, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/31/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Essex Property Trust Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – Comcast Corp. Increases Dividend by 11%

Comcast Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share, a 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.225 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 22, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 1, 2015. Comcast Corporation is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – Comcast Corp. Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – DENTSPLY International Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

DENTSPLY International Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.0725 per share, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.066 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 10, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 27, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/27/2015 0.0725 12/23/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – DENTSPLY International Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Analysis – The Home Depot Inc. Increases Dividend by 26%

The Home Depot Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.59 per share, a 26 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.47 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 26, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 12, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/12/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – The Home Depot Inc. Increases Dividend by 26%

Analysis – Colgate-Palmolive Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

Colgate-Palmolive Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.36 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 15, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 23, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/23/2015 0.38 1/21/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Colgate-Palmolive Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Lorillard Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Lorillard Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.66 per share, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.615 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 March 2, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 3/2/2015 0.66 11/26/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Lorillard Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%