Analysis – MetLife Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

MetLife Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.375, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.35 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 11, 2015. MetLife is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – MetLife Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

Apple Inc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.52  per share, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.47 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 14, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 11, 2015.  Apple Inc. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – BB&T Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

BB&T Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.24 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 15, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/15/2015 0.27 2/11/2015 0.24 … Continue reading Analysis – BB&T Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

Analysis – Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.27, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 15, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 15, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/15/2015 0.27 11/12/2014 0.25 … Continue reading Analysis – Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

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 BK Bank of New York Mellon 30-Apr 14-May 0.17 41.97 1.62% NE Noble Corp … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 20%

Regions Financial Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.05 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 12, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/12/2015 0.06 … Continue reading Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 20%

Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners LP Increases Dividend by 7%

Magellan Midstream Partners Limited Partnership announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.7175, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.695 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 May 4, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/4/2015 0.7175 2/4/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners LP Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 16%

Ameriprise Financial Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.67 per share, a 16 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.58 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 May 4, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/4/2015 0.67 … Continue reading Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 16%

Analysis – Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Principal Financial Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.38, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.36 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 26, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 8, 2015. Principal Financial Group is a member … Continue reading Analysis – Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Johnson & Johnson Increases Dividend by 7%

Johnson & Johnson announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.75 per share, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.70 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 9, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 8, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 5/8/2015 0.75 … Continue reading Analysis – Johnson & Johnson Increases Dividend by 7%