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 3-Nov 19-Nov 0.28 56.94 1.97%

Analysis – AFLAC Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Aflac Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.41, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.39 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on November 18, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 11/18/2015 0.41 8/17/2015 0.39 5/18/2015 0.39 … Continue reading Analysis – AFLAC Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Top 100 Monthly Performance 10.30.15

  Company Ticker 1 Month Microsoft Corp. MSFT 18.93 BlackRock, Inc. BLK 18.32 Chevron Corp. CVX 15.21 Texas Instruments TXN 14.54 Amgen AMGN 14.36 Viacom 'B' VIAB 14.28 McDonald's Corp MCD 13.92 Baxter Int'l Inc. BAX 13.82 Travelers Cos. TRV 13.42 Boeing Company BA 13.07 Occidental Petroleum OXY 12.68 Siemens AG (ADR) SIEGY 12.62 Intel … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 10.30.15

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 F Ford Motor Company 28-Oct 1-Dec 0.15 15.68 3.83% TXN Texas Instruments 28-Oct 16-Nov 0.38 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Huntington Bancshares Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.07, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.06 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 4, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 21, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/21/2015 0.07 9/15/2015 0.06 … Continue reading Analysis – Huntington Bancshares Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

Analysis – Dow Chemical Co. Increases Dividend by 10%

Dow Chemical Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.46, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.42 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 29, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 31, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/31/2015 0.46 9/28/2015 0.42 6/26/2015 0.42 … Continue reading Analysis – Dow Chemical Co. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Seagate Technology PLC Increases Dividend by 40%

Seagate Technology Public Limited Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.63, a 40 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.54 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on November 20, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on November 6, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 11/6/2015 0.63 … Continue reading Analysis – Seagate Technology PLC Increases Dividend by 40%

Analysis – VF Corp. Increases Dividend by 16%

VF Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.37, a 16 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.37 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 18, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 8, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/8/2015 0.37 9/3/2015 0.32 6/5/2015 0.32 … Continue reading Analysis – VF Corp. Increases Dividend by 16%

Top 100 Weekly Performance 10.23.15

Company Ticker 1 Week Texas Instruments TXN 12.29 Microsoft Corp. MSFT 12.19 United Tech UTX 8.68 McDonald's Corp MCD 8.67 Capital One Fin'l COF 6.82 Magna International MGA 6.81 Travelers Cos. TRV 5.97 Price (T. Rowe) Group TROW 5.81 Honeywell HON 5.62 Baxter Int'l Inc. BAX 5.56 Ace Ltd ACE 5.5 Emerson Electric EMR 5.34 … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 10.23.15

Analysis – Visa Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

Visa Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.12 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on November 13, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 11/13/2015 0.14 8/12/2015 0.12 … Continue reading Analysis – Visa Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%