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%

Baxter Int’l (BAX) raises dividend by 23%

Baxter's (NYSE:BAX) dividend was increased by 23%.  Its overall yield is 1.13%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1980. Baxter International is a large healthcare firm providing hospital and renal produccts to consumers. The company manufactures medical products across four sizeable business segments including renal, integrated pharmacy, pumps and solutions, and also contract manufacturing. Its … Continue reading Baxter Int’l (BAX) raises dividend by 23%

Top 100 stock PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) hikes dividend by 7%

PepsiCo's (NYSE:PEP) dividend was increased by 7%.  Its overall yield is 2.85%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1972. PepsiCo is a large comglomerate beverage company. Its products include Doritos, Tostitos, Lays, and Cheetos cheese-flavored snacks, branded dips.  As well as Quaker oatmeal, grits, granola, and Aunt Jemima mixes and syrups.  Its Beverages segment offers … Continue reading Top 100 stock PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) hikes dividend by 7%

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) hikes dividend by 3%

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%

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

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