Top 100 Monthly Performance 08.31.15

Company Ticker 1 Month Sysco Corp SYY 9.8 Occidental Petroleum OXY 4 Infosys Techn. ADR INFY 1.42 Aetna Inc. AET 1.37 Amer. Express AXP 0.87 TJX Companies TJX 0.72 National Oilwell Varco NOV 0.47 Suncor Energy SU 0.28 Kellogg Co K 0.17 Intel Corp. INTC -1.42 Toronto-Dominion Bank TD -1.51 Verizon VZ -1.67 Public Storage … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 08.31.15

Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.28.15

Company Ticker 1 Week ConocoPhillips COP 14.49 BHP Billiton BHP 14.45 Vale SA VALE 14.32 Suncor Energy SU 13.83 National Oilwell Varco NOV 13.64 Chevron Corp. CVX 12.3 Occidental Petroleum OXY 11.08 Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM 9.49 Intel Corp. INTC 8.72 Bank of Nova Scotia BNS 8.15 Bank of Montreal BMO 7.82 Rio Tinto plc … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.28.15

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 BLK BlackRock, Inc. 31-Aug 22-Sep 2.18 314.47 2.77% QCOM Qualcomm, Inc. 31-Aug 23-Sep 0.48 57.36 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Intuit Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 19, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 12, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 10/12/2015 0.3 7/8/2015 0.25 4/8/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Analysis – Altria Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Altria Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.565, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.52 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 9, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/15/2015 0.565 6/11/2015 0.52 … Continue reading Analysis – Altria Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

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-Aug 30-Sep 0.12 15.97 3.01% UNP Union Pacific 27-Aug 30-Sep 0.55 80.56 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.21.15

Company Ticker 1 Week TJX Companies TJX -1.27 Ventas Inc VTR -1.51 Target Corp TGT -2.37 Public Storage PSA -2.49 Dominion Res D -2.73 Duke Energy DUK -2.82 Chubb Corp. CB -3.57 AT&T Inc. T -3.71 Verizon VZ -3.77 Sysco Corp SYY -4.23 Discover Fin'l Svcs. DFS -4.25 Southern Co SO -4.28 Anthem Inc. ANTM … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 08.21.15

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 JNJ Johnson & Johnson 21-Aug 8-Sep 0.75 99.87 3.00% PRU Prudential Financial 21-Aug 17-Sep 0.58 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – XL Group PLC Increases Dividend by 25%

XL Group PLC announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share, a 25 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/15/2015 0.2 … Continue reading Analysis – XL Group PLC Increases Dividend by 25%

Analysis – Expedia Inc. Increases Dividend by 33%

Expedia Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.24, a 33 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.18 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 17, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 27, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/27/2015 0.24 5/26/2015 0.18 3/6/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Expedia Inc. Increases Dividend by 33%