Analysis – McCormick & Company, Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

McCormick & Company Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.43, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.40 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 31, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/31/2015 0.43 10/8/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – McCormick & Company, Inc. Increases Dividend by 7%

Top 100 Monthly Performance 11.30.15

  Company Ticker 1 Month Norfolk Southern NSC 18.78 Marathon Petroleum Corp MPC 12.76 Valero Energy VLO 9.01 AB Inbev BUD 7.65 Teva ADR TEVA 6.32 Emerson Electric EMR 5.86 Cardinal Health CAH 5.66 Raytheon RTN 5.65 Becton, Dickinson BDX 5.42 Prudential Fin'l PRU 4.91 Public Storage PSA 4.62 Eaton Corp ETN 4.02 Siemens AG … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 11.30.15

Top 100 Weekly Performance 11.27.15

Company Ticker 1 Week Deere & Co. DE 6.63 Pfizer, Inc. PFE 4.56 Marathon Petroleum Corp MPC 3.65 Infosys Techn. ADR INFY 3.2 Potash Corp POT 2.99 CVS CareMark CVS 2.85 Siemens AG (ADR) SIEGY 2.76 Magna International MGA 2.55 Total ADR TOT 2.25 Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM 2.18 Occidental Petroleum OXY 2.04 Caterpillar Inc. … Continue reading Top 100 Weekly Performance 11.27.15

Analysis – Hormel Foods Corp. Increases Dividend by 16%

Hormel Foods Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.29, a 16 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 16, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 19, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/19/2016 0.29 10/15/2015 0.25 … Continue reading Analysis – Hormel Foods Corp. Increases Dividend by 16%

Analysis – Becton, Dickinsin and Company Increases Dividend by 10%

Becton, Dickinson and Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.66, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.60 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 31, 2015, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 10, 2015. Becton, Dickinson and Company is a … Continue reading Analysis – Becton, Dickinsin and Company Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Nike, Inc. Increases Dividend by 14%

Nike Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.32, a 14 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 4, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 9, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/9/2015 0.32 9/3/2015 0.28 5/28/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Nike, Inc. Increases Dividend by 14%

Analysis – Agilent Technologies Inc. Increases Dividend by 15%

Agilent Technologies Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.115, a 15 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.10 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 27, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 5, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/5/2016 0.115 9/25/2015 0.1 6/26/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Agilent Technologies Inc. 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 D Dominion Resources 23-Nov 20-Dec 0.6475 68.82 3.76% MGA Magna International 24-Nov 11-Dec 0.22 45.05 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Johnson Controls Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Johnson Controls Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.29 a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.26 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 5, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 11, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/11/2015 0.29 9/2/2015 0.26 6/3/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Johnson Controls Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Analysis – Motorola Solutions, Inc. Increases Dividend by 21%

Motorola Solutions Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.41, a 21 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.34 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 5, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on December 15, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/15/2015 0.41 9/11/2015 0.34 … Continue reading Analysis – Motorola Solutions, Inc. Increases Dividend by 21%