Top 100 Monthly Performance 4.30.16

 CompanyTicker1 MonthRio Tinto plcRIO19.07ConocoPhillipsCOP18.67Occidental PetroleumOXY12.01Total ADRTOT11.73KEYCORP NEWKEY11.32Discover Fin'l Svcs.DFS10.51Pfizer, Inc.PFE10.36Archer DanielsADM10Union PacificUNP9.65Deere & Co.DE9.25Royal Dutch ShellRDSB9.16Norfolk SouthernNSC8.24Prudential Fin'lPRU7.5Bank of MontrealBMO7.37Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS7.35Chevron Corp.CVX7.11J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.JPM6.72Amer. ExpressAXP6.56Becton, DickinsonBDX6.22Boeing CompanyBA6.19GlaxoSmithKline ADRGSK5.82Exxon Mobil Corp.XOM5.75Suncor EnergySU5.61AmgenAMGN5.58Medtronic, Inc.MDT5.53Marathon Petroleum CorpMPC5.11Lockheed MartinLMT4.91Novartis AG ADRNVS4.87BlackRock Inc.BLK4.63Capital One Fin'lCOF4.44United TechUTX4.27Merck & Co.MRK3.65Johnson & JohnsonJNJ3.59Wells FargoWFC3.35Toronto-Dominion BankTD3.18RaytheonRTN3.03MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODSINCMXIM2.88MetLife Inc.MET2.64Price (T. … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 4.30.16

Analysis – IBM Corp. Increases Dividend by 8%

International Business Machines Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.4, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $1.3 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 10, 2016. IBM Corp. is a member of the Top … Continue reading Analysis – IBM Corp. Increases Dividend by 8%

Analysis – Exxon Mobil Corp. Increases Dividend by 3%

Exxon Mobil Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.75, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.73 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 13, 2016. Exxon Mobil Corp. is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – Exxon Mobil Corp. Increases Dividend by 3%

Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Ameriprise Financial Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.75, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.67 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 20, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 9, 2016. Ameriprise Financial Inc. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Apple Inc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.57  per share, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.52 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 9, 2016.  Apple Inc. is a member of … Continue reading Analysis – Apple Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Unilever PLC Increases Dividend by 11%

Unilever PLC announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.3648, an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.3296 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate in June 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on April 29, 2016. Unilever PLC is a member of the Top 100 dividend growth candidates.DateQuarterly … Continue reading Analysis – Unilever PLC Increases Dividend by 11%

Analysis – American Water Works Company, Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

American Water Works Company Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.375 per share, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.34 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 9, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend5/9/20160.3752/4/20160.3411/5/20150.348/6/20150.345/7/20150.342/5/20150.3111/6/20140.318/7/20140.315/8/20140.311/30/20140.2811/13/20130.288/15/20130.285/22/20130.2812/18/20120.2511/14/20120.257/3/20120.254/18/20120.232/1/20120.2311/16/20110.238/10/20110.235/16/20110.222/16/20110.2211/16/20100.228/16/20100.225/14/20100.212/16/20100.21Analysis of Valuation … Continue reading Analysis – American Water Works Company, Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – The Charles Schwab Corp. Increases Dividend by 17%

The Charles Schwab Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share, a 17 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.06 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on May 27, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 13, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend5/13/20160.072/10/20160.0611/4/20150.068/5/20150.065/6/20150.062/5/20150.0611/5/20140.068/6/20140.065/7/20140.062/5/20140.0611/6/20130.068/7/20130.065/8/20130.062/6/20130.0611/7/20120.068/8/20120.065/9/20120.062/8/20120.0611/8/20110.068/10/20110.065/4/20110.062/9/20110.0611/9/20100.068/11/20100.065/5/20100.062/10/20100.06Analysis of Valuation of … Continue reading Analysis – The Charles Schwab Corp. Increases Dividend by 17%

Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 8%

Regions Financial Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.06 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 10, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend6/10/20160.0653/9/20160.0612/9/20150.069/9/20150.066/10/20150.063/11/20150.0512/10/20140.059/10/20140.056/11/20140.053/12/20140.0312/11/20130.039/11/20130.036/12/20130.033/13/20130.0112/12/20120.019/12/20120.016/13/20120.013/14/20120.0112/14/20110.019/14/20110.016/15/20110.013/16/20110.0112/15/20100.019/15/20100.016/15/20100.013/16/20100.01Analysis of Valuation of Regions … Continue reading Analysis – Regions Financial Corp. Increases Dividend by 8%

Analysis – PPG Industries, Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%

PPG Industries Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 an 11 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.36 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 10, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend5/10/20160.42/17/20160.3611/6/20150.368/6/20150.365/7/20150.362/18/20150.33511/6/20140.3358/7/20140.3355/8/20140.3352/19/20140.30511/6/20130.3058/8/20130.3055/8/20130.3052/20/20130.29511/7/20120.2958/8/20120.2955/8/20120.2952/15/20120.28511/8/20110.2858/8/20110.2855/6/20110.2852/16/20110.27511/8/20100.2758/6/20100.2755/6/20100.272/17/20100.27Analysis of Valuation of PPG Industries, Inc. (Symbol PPG).PPG Industries is … Continue reading Analysis – PPG Industries, Inc. Increases Dividend by 11%