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 CSCO Cisco Systems 1-Jul 22-Jul 0.21 27.54 3.05% BNS Bank of Nova Scotia 2-Jul 29-Jul … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Top 100 Monthly Performance 06.30.15

Company Ticker 1 Month Aetna Inc. AET 8.04 MetLife Inc. MET 7.14 Valero Energy VLO 5.67 Capital One Fin'l COF 5.28 Baxter Int'l Inc. BAX 4.98 Deere & Co. DE 3.6 Prudential Fin'l PRU 3.44 Target Corp TGT 2.91 Comcast CMCSA 2.87 AT&T Inc. T 2.84 TJX Companies TJX 2.78 CVS CareMark CVS 2.44 UnitedHealth … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 06.30.15

Analysis – DTE Energy Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

DTE Energy Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.73 per share, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.69 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 15, 2015 to shareholders of record at close of business on September 21, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/21/2015 0.73 … Continue reading Analysis – DTE Energy Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 06.26.15

Company Ticker 1 Week AT&T Inc. T 2.6 Deere & Co. DE 1.98 Baxter Int'l Inc. BAX 1.8 UnitedHealth Group UNH 1.46 Potash Corp POT 1.31 Valero Energy VLO 1.08 TJX Companies TJX 0.38 Aetna Inc. AET 0.27 Teva ADR TEVA 0.23 McDonald's Corp MCD 0.08 Becton, Dickinson BDX 0 General Mills GIS -0.09 Sysco … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 06.26.15

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 CAH Cardinal Health 29-Jun 15-Jul 0.387 86.67 1.79% CMCSA Comcast 29-Jun 22-Jul 0.25 60.88 1.64% … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – The Walt Disney Co. Increases Dividend by 15%

The Walt Disney Company announced a regular semi-annual dividend of $0.66, a 15 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.575 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 29, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 6, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 7/6/2015 0.66 12/11/2014 1.15 … Continue reading Analysis – The Walt Disney Co. Increases Dividend by 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 CB Chubb Corp 24-Jun 14-Jul 0.57 98.35 2.32% MDT Medtronic, Inc. 25-Jun 17-Jul 0.38 77.21 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Increases Dividend by 11%

LyondellBasell Industries announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.78, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.70 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 June 1, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/1/2015 0.78 2/26/2015 0.7 11/20/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – Skyworks Solutions Inc. Increases Dividend by 100%

Skyworks Solutions Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.26, a 100 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.13 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 27, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 6, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/6/2015 0.26 5/12/2015 0.13 … Continue reading Analysis – Skyworks Solutions Inc. Increases Dividend by 100%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 06.19.15

Company Ticker 1 Week Aetna Inc. AET 7.28 Anthem Inc. ANTM 5.43 Siemens AG (ADR) SIEGY 5.22 AB Inbev BUD 4.94 Comcast CMCSA 4.54 Infosys Techn. ADR INFY 4.48 General Mills GIS 4.45 Target Corp TGT 4.33 Total ADR TOT 4.33 Amgen AMGN 4.26 Procter & Gamble PG 3.85 Texas Instruments TXN 3.82 Unilever Plc … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 06.19.15