Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for April 15, 2016

Caterpillar announced its latest quarterly dividend this week.  The company will
announce its 23rd consecutive year of dividend growth in June.

Eight members of the High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index announced dividend payments this week.  While there weren’t any increases announced this week, among the companies announcing their next dividend increase were heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar and packaging manufacturer AptarGroup.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Industry: Healthcare – Retail

Dividend Payment: 36 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/16

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 41

Current Forward Yield: 1.77%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

Industry: Industrial Goods

Dividend Payment: 24 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 1.21%

 

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

Industry: Packaging & Containers

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/18

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/25

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 1.41%

 

Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

Industry: Utilities – Water

Dividend Payment: 17.8 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/11

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 25

Current Forward Yield: 2.22%

 

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Industry: Industrial Goods – Machinery

Dividend Payment: 77 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/20

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/21

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 3.89%

 

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

Industry: Financial – Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 26.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/13

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 36

Current Forward Yield: 2.99%

 

National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 43.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 27

Current Forward Yield: 3.78%

 

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 19.9 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 3.79%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, April 19:

CLARCOR, Inc. (CLC)

H. B. Fuller, Inc. (FUL)

Wednesday, April 20:

Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

Thursday, April 21:

C. R. Bard, Inc. (BCR)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Friday, April 22:

None.

Monday, April 25:

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

 

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