55 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Wal-Mart, Schlumberger and FedEx

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following nine Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Fluor, Schlu,berger, Mosaic, Qualcomm, PepsiCo, Wal-Mart, Dominion Resources, Travelers and Occidental. 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 [...]

Key Dividend Increases from Last Week

Firm Symbol Market Cap Yield % Increase Ex Dividend Sector Dividend Hormel Foods HRL 23006 1.63 12% 1/11/2018 Consumer Staples 0.21 Becton, Dickinson BDX 63009 1.22 3% 12/7/2018 Healthcare 0.77

95 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson and McDonald’s

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following five Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Principal Financial Group and 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 [...]

Key Dividend Increases from Last Week

FirmSymbolMarket CapYield% IncreaseEx DividendSector DividendAnadarko PetroAPC280042.1620%12/11/2018Energy0.3Hewlett-PackardHPQ380022.6515%12/12/2018Technology0.1602Roper Inds.ROP300050.6312%1/8/2019Industrial0.4625Agilent TechnologiesA200061.0110%12/28/2018Healthcare0.164NIKE, Inc. 'B'NKE1190071.2110%11/30/2018Consumer Discretionary0.22Motorola SolutionsMSI210031.8110%12/13/2018Technology0.57Sysco Corp.SYY340052.368%1/3/2019Consumer Discretionary0.39Lancaster Colony CorpLANC50001.428%12/6/2018Consumer Staples0.65Assurant IncAIZ60022.417%11/23/2018Financial0.6NVIDIA CORPNVDA1000030.447%11/29/2018Technology0.16FirstEnegy CorpFE190093.916%2/6/2019Utilities0.38DTE Energy DTE210073.176%12/14/2018Utilities0.945Six Flags Ent.SIX50005.545%12/6/2018Consumer Discretionary0.82Brown-Forman Corp. Cl BBFB230041.45%12/5/2018Consumer Discretionary0.166Aramark Holdings CorpARMK90011.195%11/23/2018Consumer Discretionary0.11MDU Resources Group Inc.MDU50023.053%12/13/2018Utilities0.2025

5 Reasons Mutual Funds May Not Be Right For You

Mutual funds are an investment strategy that pools your money together with other investors to purchase a collection of stocks, bonds, or other securities that might be difficult to recreate on your own. While mutual funds are right for some investors, they don't work for everyone. Here's why. REASON#1 OVER DIVERSIFICATION Diversification is a great [...]

55 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Valero, Target and Prudential

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following nine Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Valero Energy, Discover Financial, Hershey Company, Marathon Petroleum, Prudential, L Brands, Magna International, National Grid and Target. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be [...]

Key Dividend Increases from Last Week

FirmSymbolMarket CapYield% IncreaseEx DividendSector DividendD.R. Horton Inc.DHI121.7620%11/23/2018Industrial0.15Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.HII91.6119%11/29/2018Industrial0.86SNAP-ON Inc.SNA92.3216%11/19/2018Industrial0.95Automatic Data Proc.ADP642.1314%12/13/2018Technology0.79Lincoln Nat'l Corp.LNC132.2912%1/9/2019Financial0.37AbbVie IncABBV1255.1211%1/14/2019Healthcare1.07Vectren CorpVVC62.687%11/14/2018Utilities0.48Rockwell AutomationROK212.195%11/18/2018Industrial0.97AmerisourceBergenABC181.855%11/16/2018Healthcare0.4Spectra Energy PartnersSEP178.452%11/20/2018Basic Materials0.77625Emerson Electric CoEMR432.811%11/15/2018Industrial0.49Microchip TechMCHP171.930%11/20/2018Technology0.3645