Top 100 Monthly Performance 7.31.16

 CompanyTicker1 MonthQualcommQCOM16.82MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODSINCMXIM14.26AmgenAMGN13.07Texas InstrumentsTXN11.33Microsoft Corp.MSFT10.77Magna InternationalMGA9.98Viacom 'B'VIAB9.65Caterpillar Inc.CAT9.17Apple Inc.AAPL9.01CorningGLW8.5Target CorpTGT7.89MetLife Inc.MET7.31Cardinal HealthCAH7.17Emerson ElectricEMR7.17BlackRock Inc.BLK6.92Ameriprise Fin'lAMP6.67Union PacificUNP6.65Teva ADRTEVA6.51Cisco Systems, IncCSCO6.41Intel Corp.INTC6.28Eaton CorpETN6.16Amer. ExpressAXP6.09Discover Fin'l Svcs.DFS6.06KEYCORP NEWKEY5.88Int'l Business Mach.IBM5.82TJX CompaniesTJX5.81Siemens AG (ADR)SIEGY5.8Capital One Fin'lCOF5.62Prudential Fin'lPRU5.54Norfolk SouthernNSC5.46Archer DanielsADM5.11United TechUTX4.97Rio Tinto plcRIO4.86Pfizer, Inc.PFE4.77Ventas IncVTR4.59GlaxoSmithKline ADRGSK3.99Becton, DickinsonBDX3.78Nestle SA (ADR)NSRGY3.78Marathon Petroleum CorpMPC3.77Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS3.59Diageo PLCDEO3.24Johnson & JohnsonJNJ3.24ComcastCMCSA3.16J.P. Morgan Chase … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 7.31.16

Analysis – Marathon Petroleum Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

Marathon Petroleum Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.36, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.32 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 17, 2016. Marathon Petroleum Corp. is a member of the Top 100 … Continue reading Analysis – Marathon Petroleum Corp. Increases Dividend by 13%

Analysis – Simon Property Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 3%

Simon Property Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.65, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $1.60 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 31, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 17, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/17/2016 1.65 5/13/2016 1.6 2/10/2016 … Continue reading Analysis – Simon Property Group Inc. Increases Dividend by 3%

Analysis – Reynolds American Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Reynolds American Incorporated  announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.46, a 10 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.42 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 3, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 12, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/12/2016 0.46 6/8/2016 0.42 3/8/2016 0.42 … Continue reading Analysis – Reynolds American Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Comerica Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Comerica Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.23, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.22 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/15/2016 0.23 6/13/2016 0.22 3/11/2016 0.21 12/11/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Comerica Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – BB&T Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%

BB&T Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30, a 7 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.28 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 12, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/12/2016 0.3 5/11/2016 0.28 2/10/2016 0.27 … Continue reading Analysis – BB&T Corp. Increases Dividend by 7%

Analysis – Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Increases Dividend by 2%

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.50, a 2 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.489 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 8, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/8/2016 0.5 5/5/2016 0.489 … Continue reading Analysis – Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Increases Dividend by 2%

Analysis – Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Stanley Black & Decker Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.58, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.55 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 20, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 2, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/2/2016 0.58 5/27/2016 0.55 … Continue reading Analysis – Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – Maxim Integrated Products Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Maxim Integrated Products Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.33, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 18, 2016. Maxim Integrated Products Incorporated is a member of the … Continue reading Analysis – Maxim Integrated Products Inc. Increases Dividend by 10%

Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. Increases Dividend by 2%

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.  announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.82, a 2 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.8025 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 1, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/1/2016 0.82 4/28/2016 0.803 … Continue reading Analysis – Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. Increases Dividend by 2%