44 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo and Intel

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following seven Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo, Intel, Unilever, Eaton Corp., CMS Energy and Metlife. 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 its next dividend. Any … Continue reading 44 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo and Intel

Top 35 Dividend Increases in the Financial Sector in 2017

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 New … Continue reading Top 35 Dividend Increases in the Financial Sector in 2017

Constellation Brands (STZ) raises dividend by 30%, but only has a two year history of payments

Constellation Brands' (NYSE:STZ) dividend was increased by 30%.  Its overall yield is 1.22%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2015. Constellation Brands is one of the largest producers and importer of beer, spirits, and wine. Its primary brands in the wine category include Arbor Mist, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Kim Crawford, Mark … Continue reading Constellation Brands (STZ) raises dividend by 30%, but only has a two year history of payments

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) hikes dividend by 20%, but payout ratio is too low

Bed Bath & Beyond's (NYSE:BBBY) dividend was increased by 20%.  Its overall yield is 1.53%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2016. Bed Bath & Beyond is one of the largest operators of retail stores focused upon home related items.  The firm sells a wide range of products for the home including bed linens, bath, kitchen, … Continue reading Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) hikes dividend by 20%, but payout ratio is too low

3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

U.S. dividend investors should think outside the box in finding undervalued dividend stocks.  Nearly one-third of our Top 100 stocks are located outside the U.S and trade as ADRs, or American Depository Receipts.  Foreign stocks now provide higher dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts, especially in Europe.  Although many of these ADRs have infrequent trading … Continue reading 3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following Top 100 Dividend Stock: Realty Income Corp. 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 its next dividend. Any stock ranked by our team as a Top … Continue reading 52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income

The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

TJX Companies' (NYSE:TJX) dividend was increased by 20%.  Its overall yield is 1.62%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. The TJX Companies is one of the largest discount retailers of brand-name and designer apparel in the country. The firm operates more than 2,800 stores.  It sells it products through the multitude of brand name … Continue reading The TJX Companies (TJX) increases dividend by 20%, but offers a below market yield.

Dividends in Focus: Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin

Investors often have an industry in mind, but cannot choose which stock to purchase. The aerospace defense industry has been on the minds of many investors that are attempting to profit from the new administration's agenda. Following the election, we published an article highlighting some of the biggest (and most popular) aerospace defense picks for … Continue reading Dividends in Focus: Boeing vs. Lockheed Martin

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

J.P. Morgan's (NYSE:JPM) dividend was increased by a solid 4 percent. Its overall yield is 2.28 percent. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. J.P. Morgan Chase is one of the largest banking and financial firms within the United States. The financial giant holds more than $2 trillion in assets.  It is a global firm with … Continue reading J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) posts strong results while raising dividend 4%

7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week

These are my highlights from the week from other dividend blogs, investing sites, and white papers. Love Dividends? Here's 4 Energy Sector Stocks You Might Want to Buy;  https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/04/13/love-dividends-heres-4-energy-sector-stocks-you-mi.aspx How Dividends Affect The Safe Withdrawal Rate;  http://www.modestmoney.com/dividends-impact-4-percent-safe-withdrawal-rate/ You can earn $50K in tax-free dividends, but there’s a catch;  http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/you-can-earn-50k-in-tax-free-dividends-but-theres-a-catch-you-cant-have-a-job Squirreling Away REIT Dividends;  https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradthomas/2017/04/10/squirreling-away-reit-dividends/#17fab3004d62 A … Continue reading 7 Interesting Dividend Articles from Last Week