Analysis – Harris Corp. Increases Dividend by 6%

Harris Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.53, a 6 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.50 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 21, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 9, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/9/2016 0.53 5/27/2016 0.5 3/8/2016 0.5 11/17/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Harris Corp. Increases Dividend by 6%

Top 100 Monthly Performance 8.31.16

 CompanyTicker1 MonthDeere & Co.DE8.8Marathon Petroleum CorpMPC7.92KEYCORP NEWKEY7.35Merck & Co.MRK7.04Capital One Fin'lCOF6.74Wells FargoWFC5.9Valero EnergyVLO5.87Discover Fin'l Svcs.DFS5.56J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.JPM5.52Ameriprise Fin'lAMP5.47Prudential Fin'lPRU5.43Eaton CorpETN4.94Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS4.83Norfolk SouthernNSC4.59Magna InternationalMGA4.49Bank of MontrealBMO3.4Cisco Systems, IncCSCO2.98Intel Corp.INTC2.95Occidental PetroleumOXY2.84Union PacificUNP2.67Toronto-Dominion BankTD2.36Travelers Cos.TRV2.14CorningGLW2.12Procter & GamblePG2.01Accenture PlcACN1.94Apple Inc.AAPL1.81BlackRock Inc.BLK1.79Amer. ExpressAXP1.74Aetna Inc.AET1.66MetLife Inc.MET1.54Microsoft Corp.MSFT1.38Chubb Corp.CB1.33United States Parcel ServiceUPS1.04Siemens AG (ADR)SIEGY1.016Automatic Data Proc.ADP0.97QualcommQCOM0.78Suncor EnergySU0.74CVS CareMarkCVS0.73Becton, … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 8.31.16

Analysis – Royal Bank of Canada Increases Dividend by 3%

Royal Bank of Canada announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.644936, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.624936 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on November 24, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 26, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 10/26/2016 0.645 7/22/2016 0.619 4/21/2016 … Continue reading Analysis – Royal Bank of Canada Increases Dividend by 3%

Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%

Intuit Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.34, a 13 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 18, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on October 10, 2016.DateQuarterly Dividend10/10/20160.347/8/20160.34/7/20160.31/7/20160.310/7/20150.37/8/20150.254/8/20150.251/7/20150.2510/8/20140.257/8/20140.194/8/20140.191/8/20140.1910/8/20130.197/8/20130.174/8/20130.171/8/20130.1710/5/20120.177/6/20120.154/5/20120.151/6/20120.1510/5/20110.15Analysis of Valuation of Intuit Inc. (Symbol INTU).Intuit is trading at the top … Continue reading Analysis – Intuit Inc. Increases Dividend by 13%

Analysis – Altria Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Altria Group Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.61, an 8 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.565 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 11, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 15, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/15/2016 0.61 6/13/2016 0.565 3/11/2016 0.565 12/22/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Altria Group, Inc. Increases Dividend by 8%

Analysis – Pinnacle Foods Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Pinnacle Foods Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.285, a 12 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.255 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on October 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 30, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/26/2016 0.285 6/3/2016 0.255 2/19/2016 0.255 12/17/2015 … Continue reading Analysis – Pinnacle Foods Inc. Increases Dividend by 12%

Analysis – Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Martin Marietta Materials Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.42, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.40 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 30, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 1, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/1/2016 0.42 5/27/2016 0.4 2/26/2016 0.4 … Continue reading Analysis – Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – Westlake Chemical Corp. Increases Dividend by 5%

Westlake Chemical Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.1906, a 5 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.1815 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 September 2, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/1/2016 0.191 5/19/2016 0.182 2/25/2016 0.182 … Continue reading Analysis – Westlake Chemical Corp. Increases Dividend by 5%

Analysis – ITC Holdings Corp. Increases Dividend by 15%

ITC Holdings Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.2155, a 15 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.1875 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 1, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 9/1/2016 0.2155 5/27/2016 0.188 2/26/2016 0.188 11/27/2015 0.188 … Continue reading Analysis – ITC Holdings Corp. Increases Dividend by 15%

Analysis – Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Increases Dividend by 2%

Brookfield Asset Management Incorporated announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.13, a 2 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.128 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on August 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on August 31, 2016. Date Quarterly Dividend 8/31/2016 0.13 5/27/2016 0.128 2/25/2016 … Continue reading Analysis – Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Increases Dividend by 2%