Honeywell (HON) raises dividend 12% & has paid dividends for 23 years.

Honeywell’s (HON) dividend was increased by 12% with an overall yield above that of the S&P 500 Index at 2.42%. Honeywell is a leading industrial conglomerate firm with three separate business units; Automation, Aerospace, & Control Solutions. It ranks 75th in the Fortune 500 company list.  Honeywell has paid dividends consecutively for 23 years. It currently ranks … Continue reading Honeywell (HON) raises dividend 12% & has paid dividends for 23 years.

Where does Aflac (AFL) rank after its 5% announced dividend increase?

Summary: Aflac’s (NYSE:AFL) dividend was increased by a modest 5%. Aflac was incorporated on April 27, 1973 and provides supplemental health and life insurance. Its products are marked under the Aflac acronym and administered through the subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus. Aflac offers these supplemental insurance policies primarily in Japan and the … Continue reading Where does Aflac (AFL) rank after its 5% announced dividend increase?

Where does AbbVie (ABBV) rank after its 12% announced dividend increase?

Summary:  AbbVie (ABBV) is a large diverse pharmaceutical company that develops products to treat a range of diseases.  AbbVie is a product of the split of two companies in October 19, 2011 by Abbott Laboratories. AbbVie was officially listed on the NYSE on on January 2, 2013. Although the company has a shorter length to its … Continue reading Where does AbbVie (ABBV) rank after its 12% announced dividend increase?

60 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by Apple

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following eight Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Apple Inc., Intel Corp., GlaxoSmithKline, MetLife, Eaton Corp., Discover Financial Services, Ameriprise Financial and CMS Energy. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be … Continue reading 60 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by Apple

Where does Texas Instruments (TXN) rank after its 32% announced dividend increase?

Summary:  Texas Instruments’s (TXN) dividend was increased by an impressive 32%. TXN has delivered consistent divided increases over the past six years of over 22% per year. The semiconductor firm has delivered dividends to its shareholders uninterrupted since 1962, making the firm a dividend aristrocrat. The Dallas-based company is the largest producer of analog semiconductors. The quarterly … Continue reading Where does Texas Instruments (TXN) rank after its 32% announced dividend increase?

Where does American Electric (AEP) rank after its 5% announced dividend increase?

American Electric Power’s (AEP) dividend was increased by a healthy 5%, one of the higher increases within the utility sector this year. The quarterly dividend for the December payment will be $0.59 versus the prior year rate of $0.56 per share. The overall yield is 3.7%, in line with other utility companies but above that … Continue reading Where does American Electric (AEP) rank after its 5% announced dividend increase?

Where does AT&T (T) rank after its 2% announced dividend increase?

AT&T Incorporated (T) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.49, a 2 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.48 per share. AT&T has delivered consistent divided increases over the past six years of over 2.2% per year. The current dividend yield stands at a large 5.3%, well above that of the S&P 500. The firm has also … Continue reading Where does AT&T (T) rank after its 2% announced dividend increase?

Where does Macerich (MAC) rank after its 4% announced dividend increase?

Summary: The Macerich Company (MAC) announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.71, a 4 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.68 per share. The company has maintained a 5% increase in annual dividends over the last six years. It yieds a generous 3.55%.  The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on December 2, 2016, … Continue reading Where does Macerich (MAC) rank after its 4% announced dividend increase?

Where does V.F. Corp. (VFC) rank after its 14% announced dividend increase?

Summary; V.F. Corporation (VFC) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42, a 14 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.37 per share. In the previous three years, the firm has given shareholders an average increase in dividends of over 18%.  Its yield at 2.7% is near its highest historical level in the past decade. The dividend … Continue reading Where does V.F. Corp. (VFC) rank after its 14% announced dividend increase?

Where does Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) rank after its 14% announced dividend increase?

Summary; Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.08, a 14 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.07 per share. The firm has generated double digit growth in dividends in each of the last six years. Dividends have been paid by Huntington for the past 36 consecutive years. The dividend will be … Continue reading Where does Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) rank after its 14% announced dividend increase?