Upcoming November Earnings for our Top 100 Dividend Stocks

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This month, earnings season will continue with releases from several of the best dividend stocks included on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list. The stocks below are among some of the biggest names that will release quarterly results this month and are great dividend stocks for investors to consider.

The Gap (GPS) will release its quarterly results after the closing bell on November 17th. The apparel retailer is expected to report earnings of 53 cents per share, down from 63 cents per share, last year.

Over the last year, The Gap has either exceeded or met analysts’ expectations for quarterly earnings. The company has maintained a 23 cent quarterly dividend since 2015, and has a current dividend yield of 3.4%. The Gap is currently in first place on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) will report earnings after hours on November 16th. Analysts expect the technology company to report earnings of 54 cents per share, which would be unchanged from the same quarter a year ago.

Cisco has met or exceeded analysts’ expectations during its earnings releases over the last four quarters. The company currently pays a quarterly dividend of 26 cents per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. It is likely that investors will see an increase in Cisco’s dividend in early 2017. Cisco currently ranks #4 on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

Wal-Mart (WMT) will release its quarterly results before the opening bell on November 17th. The discount retailer is expected to report earnings of 96 cents per share, compared to earnings of $1.03 per share, last year.

Over the last four quarters, Wal-Mart has beat analysts’ estimates. The company currently offers a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share and a dividend yield of about 2.9%. It is likely that the company will boost its dividend for its March 2017 payout. Wal-Mart currently holds the #21 rank on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

Deere & Company (DE) will report earnings during the premarket on November 23rd. The farm machinery company is expected to report earnings of 36 cents per share, which would be a decline from last year’s earnings of $1.08 per share.

Deere & Co has exceeded analysts’ expectations each quarter during the past four quarters. The company currently pays a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share and has a dividend yield of about 2.7%. The company ranks #22 on out Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

CVS Health (CVS) will release its quarterly results before the opening bell on November 8th. The drug store is expected to report earnings of $1.57 per share, which would be an increase from last year’s quarterly earnings of $1.28 per share.

The company has met or exceeded analysts’ expectations during three of the last four quarters. The stock currently offers a dividend of 42.5 cents per share, and will likely increase its dividend at its next declaration.  CVS currently has a dividend yield of about 2%. The company holds the #57 rank on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

Duke Energy (DUK) will report its quarterly earnings before the opening bell on November 4th. The utility company is expected to report earnings of $1.55 per share, compared to earnings of $1.47 per share during the same quarter, last year.

The company has met or exceeded expectations twice over the last four quarters. Duke Energy currently pays a quarterly dividend of 85.5 cents per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. It currently ranks #89 on our Top 100 Dividend Stocks list.

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