Top 100 Monthly Performance 03.31.15

  Company Ticker 1 Month Altera ALTR 15.94 Resmed Inc RMD 11.53 Quest Diagnostics DGX 9.57 Teva ADR TEVA 9.26 Canon Inc. ADR CAJ 8.76 Carnival Corp CCL 8.75 Target Corp TGT 6.82 UDR Inc UDR 6.54 Kohl’s Corp KSS 6.03 Anthem ANTM 5.44 UnitedHealth Group UNH 4.1 Lilly (Eli) LLY 3.53 Avalonbay Comm AVB … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 03.31.15

Analysis – Signet Jewelers Ltd. Increases Dividend by 22%

Signet Jewelers Limited announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share, a 22 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.18 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 27, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on May 1, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/1/2015 0.22 1/29/2015 0.18 … Continue reading Analysis – Signet Jewelers Ltd. Increases Dividend by 22%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 03.27.15

  Company Ticker 1 Week Altera ALTR 17.69 Devon Energy DVN 4.73 Carnival Corp CCL 3.6 Schlumberger Ltd. SLB 3.02 Valero Energy VLO 2.03 Campbell Soup CPB 1.66 UnitedHealth Group UNH 1.65 Occidental Petroleum OXY 1.54 Kohl’s Corp KSS 1.35 ConocoPhillips COP 1.22 Target Corp TGT 1.12 Mosaic Co MOS 1.05 ITC Holdings Corp ITC … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 03.27.15

Analysis – UDR Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

UDR Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $.2775 per share, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $.26 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 16, 2015.  UDR Inc. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – UDR Inc. 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 MDT Medtronic, Inc. 26-Mar 17-Apr 0.305 77.66 1.57% AVB AvalonBay Communities 27-Mar 15-Apr 1.25 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Raytheon Co. Increases Dividend by 11%

Raytheon Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.67 per share, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.605 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 1, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/1/2015 0.67 1/5/2015 0.605 … Continue reading Analysis – Raytheon Co. Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Williams-Sonoma Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.33 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 24, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/24/2015 0.35 1/22/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Air Products & Chemicals Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.81 per share, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.77 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 11, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 1, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/1/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – Oracle Corp. Increases Dividend by 25%

Oracle Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, a 25 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.12 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on April 7, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 4/7/2015 0.15 1/5/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Oracle Corp. Increases Dividend by 25%

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 19-Mar 10-Apr 0.5525 78.9 2.80% LVS Las Vegas Sands 19-Mar 31-Mar … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100