30 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by Oracle, Verizon, & American Express

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend this week including the following ten Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Oracle Corp., JP Morgan Chase, Cisco Systems, American Express, AT&T, Verizon, Toronto-Dominion Bank, General Mills, Quest Diagnostics and Darden Restaurants. 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 30 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by Oracle, Verizon, & American Express

The Biggest Market Events of 2016

As we close out 2016, many of us are reflecting on some of the biggest and most important moments. It was a highly political year, filled with presidential campaigns, reports on terrorism, and the BREXIT vote. The events that happened this year had a large impact on the stock market, but the markets still had … Continue reading The Biggest Market Events of 2016

Broadcom Ltd. (AVGO) ranks 5th in yield within the large cap technology

Broadcom's (NYSE:AVGO) dividend was increased by an impressive 100% last week. Its overall yield is 2.23%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2010. Broadcom designs, develops, and supplies a range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions. Its product portfolio comprises broadband access and modems, enterprise and network processors, wireless infrastructure, wireless connectivity, Ethernet communication and switching, … Continue reading Broadcom Ltd. (AVGO) ranks 5th in yield within the large cap technology

55 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by U.S. Bancorp.

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend this week including the following six Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Chubb Corp., Deere & Co., AvanlonBay Communities, Bank of Nova Scotia, Cardinal Health and Comcast. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible to receive … Continue reading 55 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, led by U.S. Bancorp.

Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Industrial Sector in 2016

To qualify, the company must pay a dividend over 1% and have a market capitalization of over $4 billion.  Our Top 100 Dividend Stocks are noted with an award icon. You may review any of our team's updates in the last 90 days on those stocks highlighted under "Announced" ; Company Ticker % Increase Mkt CAP Yield … Continue reading Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Industrial Sector in 2016

Stryker (SYK) raises dividend 12%, but stock price has risen too fast

Stryker's (NYSE:SYK) dividend was increased by a solid 12% last week. Its overall yield is 1.45%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Stryker operates as a medical technology company.  Stryker was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It operates in two segments. Orthopedic products include knees, hips, spinal, and additional implant offerings. MedSurg … Continue reading Stryker (SYK) raises dividend 12%, but stock price has risen too fast

The Boeing Company (BA) hikes dividend by 30% & Remains in our Top 100 List

Boeing's (NYSE:BA) dividend was increased by an incredible 30% this week. Its overall yield is 3.63%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Boeing is one of the largest manufactures of commercial airplanes and defense products in the world. The firm is headquartered in Chicago. Commercial aircraft accounts for over 70% of revenue.  The firm operates in … Continue reading The Boeing Company (BA) hikes dividend by 30% & Remains in our Top 100 List

6 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. 5 Investing Ideas From Top Dividend-Stock Fund Managers http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=783863 4 Must-Have Dividend-Growth Stocks http://www.forbes.com/sites/brettowens/2016/12/17/4-must-have-dividend-growth-stocks-for-2017/#17cb71be6ee6 Why You Should Invest in Dividend Stocks http://www.kiplinger.com/article/investing/T018-C032-S014-why-you-should-invest-in-dividend-stocks.html It still makes sense to buy dividends http://www.bnn.ca/it-still-makes-sense-to-buy-dividends-1.633341 A Targeted Dividend ETF Strategy for a Fed Rate … Continue reading 6 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

Franklin Resources' (NYSE:BEN) dividend was increased by a solid 11%. Its overall yield is 1.98%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Franklin Resources is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its … Continue reading Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

10 Notable Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week including Cardinal Health, Deere, & Raytheon

Ex-dividend dates are very important for dividend investors, as you must own a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to be entitled to its dividend. Next week, the week between Christmas and New Years, is a very busy week for most people, but typically not a busy week for the markets. However, there … Continue reading 10 Notable Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week including Cardinal Health, Deere, & Raytheon