Analysis – Citigroup Inc. Increases Dividend by 220%

Citigroup Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.16, a 220 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.05 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate beginning third quarter of 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 10/29/2016 0.16 4/28/2016 0.05 1/28/2016 0.05 10/29/2015 0.05 7/30/2015 0.05 5/7/2015 0.05 1/29/2015 0.01 10/30/2014 0.01 7/31/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Citigroup Inc. Increases Dividend by 220%

Analysis – Darden Restaurants Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Darden Restaurants Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.56, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.50 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 11, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 7/11/2016 0.56 4/7/2016 0.5 1/6/2016 0.5 10/7/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Darden Restaurants Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Analysis – Bank of America Corp. Increases Dividend by 50%

Bank of America Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.075, a 50 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.05 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate beginning third quarter of 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/2/2016 0.075 6/1/2016 0.05 3/2/2016 0.05 12/2/2015 0.05 9/2/2015 0.05 6/3/2015 0.05 3/4/2015 0.05 12/3/2014 … Continue reading Analysis – Bank of America Corp. Increases Dividend by 50%

Analysis – General Mills Inc. Increases Dividend by 4%

General Mills Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.48, a 4 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.46 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 11, 2016. General  Mills Inc. is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – General Mills Inc. Increases Dividend by 4%

Analysis – Chubb Ltd. Increases Dividend by 3%

Chubb Limited announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.69, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.67 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 21, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 28,  2016. Chubb Ltd. is a member of the Top 100 dividend … Continue reading Analysis – Chubb Ltd. Increases Dividend by 3%

Analysis – DTE Energy Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

DTE Energy Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.77, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.73 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 19, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/19/2016 0.77 6/16/2016 0.73 3/17/2016 … Continue reading Analysis – DTE Energy Co. Increases Dividend by 6%

Analysis – Medtronic Plc. Increases Dividend by 26%

Medtronic Plc. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.48, a 26 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.38 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on July 27, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 8, 2016. Medtronic Plc. is a member of the Top 100 dividend  candidates. … Continue reading Analysis – Medtronic Plc. Increases Dividend by 26%

Where does Kroger rank after its 10% announced dividend increase?

The Kroger Company is an American retailer founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger operates 2,778 supermarkets stores.It is the country's largest supermarket chain by revenue. Kroger is also the third largest retailer in the world. Kroger Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.12, a 14 percent increase from the prior … Continue reading Where does Kroger rank after its 10% announced dividend increase?

Analysis – Broadcom Ltd. Increases Dividend by 2%

Broadcom Limited announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.50, a 2 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.49 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 30, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on June 17, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 6/15/2016 0.5 3/16/2016 0.49 12/16/2015 0.44 9/16/2015 0.42 … Continue reading Analysis – Broadcom Ltd. Increases Dividend by 2%

Analysis – CR Bard Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

CR Bard Incorporated 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 July 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on July 18, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 7/18/2016 0.26 4/28/2016 0.24 1/21/2016 0.24 … Continue reading Analysis – CR Bard Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%