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 DFS Discover Financial Services 4-Aug 20-Aug 0.28 56.28 1.99%

Analysis – Marathon Petroleum Corp. Increases Dividend by 28%

Marathon Petroleum Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25, a 28 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 10, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 19, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/19/2015 0.32 5/18/2015 0.25 … Continue reading Analysis – Marathon Petroleum Corp. Increases Dividend by 28%

Top 100 Monthly Performance 07.31.15

Company Ticker 1 Month Chubb Corp. CB 30.68 Teva ADR TEVA 16.79 Amgen AMGN 15.03 Raytheon RTN 14.02 Lockheed Martin LMT 11.4 Public Storage PSA 11.29 Travelers Cos. TRV 9.79 Kimberly-Clark KMB 8.49 Ventas Inc VTR 8.05 PPL Corp PPL 7.94 Pfizer, Inc. PFE 7.55 Becton, Dickinson BDX 7.41 Nextera Energy NEE 7.31 CVS CareMark … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 07.31.15

Analysis – Reynolds American Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Reynolds American Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.36, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.34 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 10, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/10/2015 0.36 6/8/2015 0.34 … Continue reading Analysis – Reynolds American Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

The Hartford Financial Services Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.21 per share, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.18 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 1, 2015. Date Quarterly … Continue reading Analysis – The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

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 F Ford Motor Company 29-Jul 1-Sep 0.15 14.55 4.12% TXN Texas Instruments 29-Jul 17-Aug 0.34 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Delta Air Lines Inc. Increases Dividend by 50%

Delta Air Lines Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.135, a 50 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.09 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 28, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 7, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/7/2015 0.135 5/6/2015 0.09 … Continue reading Analysis – Delta Air Lines Inc. Increases Dividend by 50%

Analysis – Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Stanley Black & Decker Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.55, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.52 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 22, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 4, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/4/2015 0.55 … Continue reading Analysis – Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Maxim Integrated Products Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 3, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 20, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/20/2015 0.3 5/19/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – Mondelez International Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%

Mondelez International Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.15 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 14, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 30, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/30/2015 0.17 6/26/2015 0.15 3/27/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Mondelez International Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%