Top 100 Monthly Performance 05.31.15

Company Ticker 1 Month Magna International MGA 14.04 Anthem Inc. ANTM 11.21 Aetna Inc. AET 10.39 Archer Daniels ADM 8.12 UnitedHealth Group UNH 7.91 Blackstone Group BX 6.93 Intel Corp. INTC 5.87 Marathon Petroleum Corp MPC 4.96 Cardinal Health CAH 4.54 Stryker Corp. SYK 4.22 Eaton Corp ETN 4.16 Valero Energy VLO 4.11 Prudential Fin'l … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 05.31.15

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 QCOM Qualcomm, Inc. 1-Jun 24-Jun 0.48 70.6 2.72% SU Suncor Energy 2-Jun 25-Jun 0.28 29.33 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Hewlett-Packard Co. Increases Dividend by 10%

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.176 per share, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 1, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business day on June 10, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/10/2015 0.176 … Continue reading Analysis – Hewlett-Packard Co. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

Marsh & McLennan Companies Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 14, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 10, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 7/10/2015 0.31 … Continue reading Analysis – Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

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 GLW Corning Inc. 27-May 30-Jun 0.12 21.5 2.23% MGA Magna International 27-May 12-Jun 0.22 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – American Tower Corp. Increases Dividend by 5%

American Tower Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.42 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 16, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on June 17, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/17/2015 0.44 … Continue reading Analysis – American Tower Corp. Increases Dividend by 5%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 05.22.15

Company Ticker 1 Week Deere & Co. DE 5.32 Magna International MGA 2.06 Emerson Electric EMR 1.99 Comcast CMCSA 1.49 Target Corp TGT 1.49 Cardinal Health CAH 1.09 Vale SA VALE 0.91 CVS CareMark CVS 0.87 Caterpillar Inc. CAT 0.39 Viacom 'B' VIAB 0.3 National Oilwell Varco NOV 0.26 Aetna Inc. AET 0.17 AT&T Inc. … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 05.22.15

Analysis – State Street Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

State Street Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.34, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 16, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 1, 2015. State Street Corp. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – State Street Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

Analysis – Northrop Grumman Corp. Increases Dividend by 14%

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.80 per share, a 14 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.70 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 17, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 1, 2015. Northrop Grumman Corp. is a member … Continue reading Analysis – Northrop Grumman Corp. Increases Dividend by 14%

Analysis – NetApp Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

NetApp Incoporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.18, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.165 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 23, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 10, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 7/10/2015 0.18 4/8/2015 0.165 1/7/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – NetApp Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%