Top 100 Monthly Performance 12.31.15

Company Ticker 1 Month Anthem Inc. ANTM 6.95 Kimberly-Clark KMB 6.84 Procter & Gamble PG 6.11 Ventas Inc VTR 5.79 Duke Energy DUK 5.36 Aetna Inc. AET 5.23 Kellogg Co K 5.09 Southern Co SO 5.05 UnitedHealth Group UNH 4.37 Teva ADR TEVA 4.31 Wal-Mart Stores WMT 4.18 Nextera Energy NEE 4.04 American Elec. PWR … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 12.31.15

Analysis – Roper Industries Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Roper Industries 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 January 22, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 8, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/8/2016 0.3 10/7/2015 0.25 7/8/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Roper Industries Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Analysis – CVS Health Corp. Increases Dividend by 21%

CVS Health Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.425, a 21 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.35 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on February 2, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on January 22, 2016. CVS Health Corporation is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – CVS Health Corp. Increases Dividend by 21%

Analysis – Moody’s Corp. Increases Dividend by 9%

Moody's Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.37, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.34 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on February 19, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 2/19/2016 0.37 11/18/2015 0.34 8/18/2015 0.34 … Continue reading Analysis – Moody’s Corp. Increases Dividend by 9%

Analysis – Franklin Resources Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Franklin Resources Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.15 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on January 13, 2016 to shareholders of record at close of business on December 29, 2015. Date Quarterly Dividend 12/29/2015 0.18 9/28/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Franklin Resources Inc. Increases Dividend by 20%

Analysis – Amgen Inc. Increases Dividend by 27%

Amgen Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share, a 27 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.79 per share.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 8, 2016 to shareholders of record at close of business on February 16, 2016.  Amgen Incorporated is a member of the Top … Continue reading Analysis – Amgen Inc. Increases Dividend by 27%

Pfizer (PFE); Offers high yield, solid dividend increases (8.4%), & excellent pipeline

Pfizer's (NYSE: PFE) dividend was increased by 7% with an overall yield above that of the S&P 500 Index at 3.49%. Pfizer is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company engaging in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products. Portfolio includes medicines, vaccines, medical devices, and various consumer healthcare products. Pfizer manages operations through three segments: Global Innovative Pharmaceutical … Continue reading Pfizer (PFE); Offers high yield, solid dividend increases (8.4%), & excellent pipeline

Analysis – The Boeing Co. Increases Dividend by 20%

The Boeing Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.09, a 20 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.91 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 4, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on February 12, 2016. The Boeing Company is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – The Boeing Co. Increases Dividend by 20%

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 16-Dec 5-Jan 0.57 130.54 1.75% TOT Total S.A. 16-Dec 22-Jan 0.663924 45.26 … Continue reading Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Analysis – Abbott Laboratories Increases Dividend by 8%

Abbott Laboratories announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.26, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.24 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 15, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 1/15/2016 0.26 10/13/2015 0.24 7/13/2015 0.24 4/13/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Abbott Laboratories Increases Dividend by 8%