Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Healthcare Sector in 2016

 

To qualify, the company must pay a dividend over 1% and have a market capitalization of over $5 billion.
Our Top 100 Dividend Stocks are in bold.
Company Name Ticker Last Dividend Raise % Date Raise Our Projected Future Dividend Growth Rate
Novo Nordisk NVO 28 3/18/2016 25.00%
Amgen AMGN 27 12/16/2015 25.00%
Medtronic, Inc. MDT 26 6/24/2016 15.00%
UnitedHealth Group UNH 25 6/8/2016 20.00%
CVS Corp. CVS 21 12/17/2015 18.00%
AmerisourceBergen ABC 17 11/9/2015 15.00%
McKesson Corp MCK 17 7/30/2015 15.00%
Cardinal Health CAH 16 5/5/2016 15.00%
Baxter Int’l Inc. BAX 13 5/4/2016 12.00%
GlaxoSmithKline ADR GSK 12 2/8/2016 6.00%
Abbvie Inc ABBV 12 11/2/2015 10.00%
Resmed Inc RMD 10 7/29/2016 10.00%
Becton Dickinson BDX 10 11/24/2015 10.00%
Styrker Corp. SYK 10 12/11/2015 10.00%
Zimmer Biomet Holdings ZBH 9 2/25/2016 10.00%
Gilead Sciences GILD 9 4/29/2016 10.00%
Bard CR BCR 8 6/9/2016 8.00%
Abbott Labs. ABT 8 12/14/2015 7.00%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 7 4/29/2016 7.00%
Dentsply International XRAY 7 3/22/2016 9.00%
St. Jude Medical STJ 7 2/22/2016 8.00%
Pfizer, Inc. PFE 7 12/15/2015 7.00%
Quest Diagnostics DGX 5 1/29/2016 5.00%
Walgreens Boots WBA 4 7/13/2016 5.00%
Anthem Inc. ANTM 4 2/19/2016 5.00%
Novartis AG ADR NVS 4 2/8/2016 5.00%
Sanofi Aventis ADR SNY 3 2/29/2016 2.00%
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 3 12/9/2015 4.00%
Fresenius Medical Care & Co. ADR FMS 2 5/10/2016 2.00%
Eli Lilly LLY 2 12/9/2015 2.00%
Merck & Co. MRK 2 11/24/2015 3.00%

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