67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including McDonald’s, PepsiCo and Schlumberger

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following ten Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Schlumberger, Dominion, Infosys Technologies, L Brands, National Grid, PepsiCo, Total, McDonald's, Principal Financial Group and Ventas. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be eligible … Continue reading 67 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including McDonald’s, PepsiCo and Schlumberger

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) hikes dividend by 3% & offers the highest safety rank within the sector

Exxon Mobil's (NYSE:XOM) dividend was increased by 3%.  Its overall yield is 3.76%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Exxon Mobil is one of the largest energy firms in the world. It explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia. The company operates … Continue reading Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) hikes dividend by 3% & offers the highest safety rank within the sector

Top 18 Dividend Increases in the Basic Materials 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 Mkt CAP % Increase Yield New … Continue reading Top 18 Dividend Increases in the Basic Materials Sector in 2017

Costco (COST) increases dividend by 11%, but trades at a frothy valuation

Costco's (NYSE:COST) dividend was increased by 11%.  Its overall yield is 1.15%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2004. Costco Wholesale operates retail stores that primarily earn money from memberships. It firm operates over 500 membership warehouse clubs in the U.S.  It also maintains operations of nearly 100 stores in Canada.  The firm has also … Continue reading Costco (COST) increases dividend by 11%, but trades at a frothy valuation

64 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Aflac, Expedia and Qualcomm

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following two Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Magna International and Qualcomm. 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 … Continue reading 64 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Aflac, Expedia and Qualcomm

2 Premier Healthcare Dividend Stocks

The S&P 500 is currently trading at a forward P/E ratio of 17.1. The current valuation of the stock market is well above the 5-year average (15.1) and its 10-year average (14.4) as well. That is making it difficult for dividend investors to find new potential candidates for purchase, especially after the election rally.  Many stocks within the … Continue reading 2 Premier Healthcare Dividend Stocks

The Best Restaurant Stocks for Dividend Investors

Restaurant stocks can be great investments for dividend investors. In fact, the average American eats at a restaurant 5.8 times a week (which equals an average of $2,600 annually, per person). However, the restaurant space is very competitive, and soaring profits can quickly turn into a slump. Think about Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT), for example.  … Continue reading The Best Restaurant Stocks for Dividend Investors

IBM Corp. (IBM) raises dividend 7% & remains a very cheap technology stock

IBM's (NYSE:IBM) dividend was increased by 7%.  Its overall yield is 3.78%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1913. International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology services and makes hardware products on a worldwide basis. The firm's products span a wide range of hardware, services, and now software. IBM operates in over 175 countries. More … Continue reading IBM Corp. (IBM) raises dividend 7% & remains a very cheap technology stock

Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Technology 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 Mkt CAP % Increase Yield New … Continue reading Top 20 Dividend Increases in the Technology Sector in 2017

70 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Amgen, Target and Walgreens

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following thirteen Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Amgen. Consolidated Edison, Marathon Petroleum, Simon Property Group, Target, Valero Energy, Phillips 66, Walgreens, Cummins, Duke Energy, United Technologies, AmerisourceBergen and Prudential. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its … Continue reading 70 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Amgen, Target and Walgreens