Top 100 Monthly Performance 2.29.16

CompanyTicker1 MonthMagna InternationalMGA12.32Eaton CorpETN12.27QualcommQCOM12.02Sysco CorpSYY10.85United TechUTX10.18Cisco Systems, IncCSCO10.05Union PacificUNP9.53Caterpillar Inc.CAT8.77Target CorpTGT8.33Aetna Inc.AET6.67Emerson ElectricEMR6.2Rio Tinto plcRIO5.88Int'l Business Mach.IBM5Ford MotorF4.77General MillsGIS4.14Deere & Co.DE4.12TJX CompaniesTJX4.01Suncor EnergySU3.95Amer. ExpressAXP3.893MMMM3.89Norfolk SouthernNSC3.79ComcastCMCSA3.63United States Parcel ServiceUPS3.59Royal Dutch ShellRDSB3.53UnitedHealth GroupUNH3.42Exxon Mobil Corp.XOM2.95Bank of MontrealBMO2.8AT&T Inc.T2.47Lockheed MartinLMT2.27Toronto-Dominion BankTD2.17Medtronic, Inc.MDT1.94Automatic Data Proc.ADP1.93Sempra EnergySRE1.86VerizonVZ1.52Kimberly-ClarkKMB1.46Becton, DickinsonBDX1.43Discover Fin'l Svcs.DFS1.38MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODSINCMXIM1.38Oracle Corp.ORCL1.29American Elec. PWRAEP1.28Nextera EnergyNEE0.99Total ADRTOT0.88Kellogg CoK0.79Johnson & JohnsonJNJ0.74Stryker … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 2.29.16

Analysis – The Toronto-Dominion Bank Increases Dividend by 11%

The Toronto-Dominion Bank announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.401, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.361 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 30, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on April 8, 2016. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – The Toronto-Dominion Bank Increases Dividend by 11%

Where does Eaton Corporation rank after it increases dividend by 4%

Summary; Eaton Corporation Plc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.57, a 4 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.55 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 18, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 7, 2016. Eaton Corporation Plc. is a member of … Continue reading Where does Eaton Corporation rank after it increases dividend by 4%

Analysis – Best Buy Co., Inc. Increases Dividend by 22%

Best Buy Company Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28, a 22 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.24 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 7, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 17, 2016.  DateQuarterly Dividend3/17/20160.2812/8/20150.239/11/20150.236/9/20150.233/20/20150.7412/9/20140.199/9/20140.196/10/20140.173/18/20140.1712/6/20130.179/6/20130.176/7/20130.173/19/20130.1712/7/20120.179/7/20120.176/8/20120.164/17/20120.1612/29/20110.169/30/20110.166/30/20110.154/12/20110.1512/31/20100.1510/1/20100.157/1/20100.144/13/20100.14Analysis of Valuation of Best Buy Company … Continue reading Analysis – Best Buy Co., Inc. Increases Dividend by 22%

Upcoming Ex-dividend dates for Top 100

Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend growth investors because one must own a stock its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive its next dividend. TickerCompany NameEx-Div DatePay DateDividend PayoutStock PriceDividend YieldQCOMQualcomm, Inc.29-Feb23-Mar0.4851.643.72%

Analysis – Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.24, a 9 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.22 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 31, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend3/31/20160.2412/29/20150.229/28/20150.225/13/20150.223/4/20150.2212/24/20140.229/24/20140.226/25/20140.223/26/20140.2212/24/20130.29/25/20130.26/26/20130.23/26/20130.212/24/20120.189/25/20120.186/26/20120.183/28/20120.18Analysis of Valuation of Zimmer Biomet … Continue reading Analysis – Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Increases Dividend by 9%

Analysis – The Home Depot Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

The Home Depot Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.69, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.59 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on March 24, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 10, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend3/10/20160.6912/1/20150.599/1/20150.596/2/20150.593/10/20150.5912/2/20140.479/2/20140.476/3/20140.473/11/20140.4712/3/20130.399/3/20130.396/4/20130.393/12/20130.3911/27/20120.298/28/20120.295/29/20120.293/6/20120.2911/29/20110.298/30/20110.256/14/20110.253/8/20110.2511/30/20100.2368/31/20100.2366/1/20100.2363/9/20100.236Analysis of Valuation of The Home … Continue reading Analysis – The Home Depot Inc. Increases Dividend by 17%

Analysis – Danaher Corp. Increases Dividend by 19%

Danaher Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.16, a 19 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.135 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 25, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend3/25/20160.1612/17/20150.1359/30/20150.1356/24/20150.1353/25/20150.13512/23/20140.19/24/20140.16/25/20140.13/26/20140.112/26/20130.0259/25/20130.0256/26/20130.0253/26/20130.02512/12/20120.0259/26/20120.0256/27/20120.0253/28/20120.02512/28/20110.0259/28/20110.0256/22/20110.023/23/20110.0212/29/20100.029/22/20100.026/23/20100.023/24/20100.02Analysis of Valuation of Danaher Corp. (Symbol DHR).Danaher … Continue reading Analysis – Danaher Corp. Increases Dividend by 19%

The Gap, Inc. Keeps Dividend Intact

Summary; The Gap Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share, the same as the previous year. In 2015, The Gap announced a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.22 per share.  The Gap is an American retailer with several outlets including The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, and Athleta. The Board … Continue reading The Gap, Inc. Keeps Dividend Intact

Analysis – SCANA Corp. Increases Dividend by 6%

SCANA Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.575, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.545 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on April 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 10, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend3/10/20160.57512/8/20150.5459/8/20150.5456/8/20150.5453/6/20150.54512/8/20140.5259/8/20140.5256/6/20140.5253/6/20140.52512/6/20130.5079/6/20130.5086/6/20130.5073/7/20130.50712/6/20120.4959/6/20120.4956/7/20120.4953/7/20120.49512/7/20110.4859/7/20110.4856/8/20110.4853/8/20110.48512/8/20100.4759/8/20100.4756/8/20100.4753/8/20100.475Analysis of Valuation of SCANA Corp. (Symbol SCG).SCANA is … Continue reading Analysis – SCANA Corp. Increases Dividend by 6%