72 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including IBM, Starbucks and Exxon

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following thirteen Top 100 Dividend Stocks: IBM Corp., Starbucks, Discover, BB&T, Emerson Electric, Invesco, Exxon, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Kroger, Capital One, UPS and Southern. Ex-dividend dates are important to dividend investors because one must own a stock on its ex-dividend date in order to be … Continue reading 72 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including IBM, Starbucks and Exxon

Qualcomm (QCOM) increases dividend by 8% & trades at a historically low valuation

Qualcomm's (NYSE:QCOM) dividend was increased by 8%.  Its new overall yield is 4.31%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2003. Qualcomm is one of the largest semiconductor firms in the United States. The technology firm licenses wireless technology to major phone carriers through its substantial patent ownership. The patents reside in the key CDMA and … Continue reading Qualcomm (QCOM) increases dividend by 8% & trades at a historically low valuation

Top 100 Monthly Performance 4.30.17

Company Ticker MTD Novo Nordisk A/S NVO 12.84 L Brands Inc LB 12.12 Société Générale ADR SCGLY 9.12 Gap Inc GPS 8.81 McDonald’s Corp MCD 7.96 Quest Diagnostics Inc DGX 7.91 Invesco Ltd IVZ 7.54 UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 6.63 United Technologies Corp UTX 6.04 CVS CareMark CVS 5.66 State Street Corporation STT 5.39 Unilever … Continue reading Top 100 Monthly Performance 4.30.17

Procter & Gamble (PG) raises dividend by 3% and remains a Top 100 stock

Procter & Gamble's (NYSE:PG) dividend was increased by 3%.  Its overall yield is 3.05%. The firm started paying a dividend in 1990. Procter & Gamble is one of the largest consumer packaged goods firms in the world. It operates throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, India, and other emerging market countries. Its major brands include … Continue reading Procter & Gamble (PG) raises dividend by 3% and remains a Top 100 stock

44 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo and Intel

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following seven Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo, Intel, Unilever, Eaton Corp., CMS Energy and Metlife. 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 … Continue reading 44 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Anheuser-Busch, Wells Fargo and Intel

Top 35 Dividend Increases in the Financial 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 % Increase Mkt CAP Yield New … Continue reading Top 35 Dividend Increases in the Financial Sector in 2017

Constellation Brands (STZ) raises dividend by 30%, but only has a two year history of payments

Constellation Brands' (NYSE:STZ) dividend was increased by 30%.  Its overall yield is 1.22%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2015. Constellation Brands is one of the largest producers and importer of beer, spirits, and wine. Its primary brands in the wine category include Arbor Mist, Blackstone, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Kim Crawford, Mark … Continue reading Constellation Brands (STZ) raises dividend by 30%, but only has a two year history of payments

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) hikes dividend by 20%, but payout ratio is too low

Bed Bath & Beyond's (NYSE:BBBY) dividend was increased by 20%.  Its overall yield is 1.53%. The firm started paying a dividend in 2016. Bed Bath & Beyond is one of the largest operators of retail stores focused upon home related items.  The firm sells a wide range of products for the home including bed linens, bath, kitchen, … Continue reading Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) hikes dividend by 20%, but payout ratio is too low

3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

U.S. dividend investors should think outside the box in finding undervalued dividend stocks.  Nearly one-third of our Top 100 stocks are located outside the U.S and trade as ADRs, or American Depository Receipts.  Foreign stocks now provide higher dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts, especially in Europe.  Although many of these ADRs have infrequent trading … Continue reading 3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income

There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following Top 100 Dividend Stock: 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 ranked by our team as a Top … Continue reading 52 Firms going Ex-Dividend next week, including Citigroup, Texas Instruments and Realty Income