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%

5 Fantastic Blogs for Dividend Investors

For a lot of dividend investors, it is always great hearing the ideas of others. Investing can be a great dinner conversation (for some families), or it can be a great topic among friends or colleagues. The internet has brought us many things, including access to a lot of investing and dividend information. It has … Continue reading 5 Fantastic Blogs for Dividend Investors

65 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Coca-Cola, Merck and T. Rowe Price

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following eight Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Coca-Cola, Merck, BCE Inc., T. Rowe Price, Viacom, Eastman Chemical, Hess Corp., and UnitedHealth Group. 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 … Continue reading 65 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Coca-Cola, Merck and T. Rowe Price

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%

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%

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