6 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Itau Unibanco and Kimco Realty Corp.

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week. 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 100 Dividend Stock is tagged. Company Name Symbol Div. Yield … Continue reading 6 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Itau Unibanco and Kimco Realty Corp.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) increases dividend by 17%

Lowe's Companies' (NYSE:LOW) dividend was increased by 17%.  Its overall yield is 2.02%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1980. Lowe's Companies is one of the largest home improvement stores in the United States along with operations in Canada and Mexico. The firm offers home improvement products along with items for repair, remodeling, and maintenance … Continue reading Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) increases dividend by 17%

Principal Financial Group (PFG) raises dividend by 2%

Principal Financial Group's (NYSE:PFG) dividend was increased by 2%.  Its overall yield is 2.89%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2002. Principal Financial Group is a large global provider of insurance, retirement, and asset management services. The firm operates through multiple segments including; Retirement and Income Solutions, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance … Continue reading Principal Financial Group (PFG) raises dividend by 2%

Invesco (IVZ) lifts dividend by 4%.

Invesco's (NYSE:IVZ) dividend was increased by 4%.  Its overall yield is 3.78%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1997. Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned global investment management company.  The investment company provides services to individual investors, public pension funds, unions, endowments, and sovereign wealth clients. The firm manages stock, bond, commodity, and balanced products. … Continue reading Invesco (IVZ) lifts dividend by 4%.

73 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Cardinal Health, Comcast and The Gap

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following nine Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Dow Chemical, Chubb Corp., AvalonBay Communities, Potash, Bank of Nova Scotia, State Street, Cardinal Health, Comcast and The Gap. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order … Continue reading 73 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Cardinal Health, Comcast and The Gap

Top 100 firm Phillips 66 (PSX) raises dividend by 11%

Phillips 66's (NYSE:PSX) dividend was increased by 11%.  Its overall yield is 3.57%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2012. Phillips 66 is a large U.S. based energy manufacturing and refining firm.  The energy company has operations in refining, chemicals, and midstream pipeline operations. Midstream operations include gathering, processing, and transporting natural gas liquids.  The … Continue reading Top 100 firm Phillips 66 (PSX) raises dividend by 11%

Unilever PLC (UL) hikes dividend by 11%

Unilever's (NYSE:UL) dividend was increased by 11%.  Its overall yield is 2.93%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1993. Unilever PLC is one of the largest consumer goods firms in the world. The company sells primarily food, personal care, and home care products.    The foods segmen provides soups,  snacks, mayonnaise,  and margarine. Home care … Continue reading Unilever PLC (UL) hikes dividend by 11%

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) increases dividend by 5%

Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE:JNJ) dividend was increased by 5%.  Its overall yield is 2.72%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1972. Johnson & Johnson is one of the largest global healthcare firms, operating in three giant segments including pharmaceutical, consumer, and medical devices. It brands include Listerine, Aveeno, Neutrogena, roC, Tylenol, Sudafed, Zyrtec, and Pepcid. … Continue reading Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) increases dividend by 5%

Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) lifts dividend by 6%

Xilinx's (NYSE:XLNX) dividend was increased by 6%.  Its overall yield is 2.07%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2004. Xilinx is a large semiconductor company based in California. The firm is a leading designer of programmable logic device. The products it produces are utilized in communication devices and industrial/automobile markets. The semiconductor firm also provides customers … Continue reading Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) lifts dividend by 6%

Top 100 stock Cardinal Health (CAH) increases dividend by 3%

Cardinal Health's (NYSE:CAH) dividend was increased by 3%.  Its overall yield is 2.54%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1983. Cardinal Health is a very large distributor of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to pharmacies and hospitals throughout the United States.  It provides pharmaceutical inventory management and sales, procurement, and logistics support. It distributes both branded and … Continue reading Top 100 stock Cardinal Health (CAH) increases dividend by 3%