Dividend Growth Stocks Week In Review for April 17, 2015

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PPG Industries announced their 44th straight year of dividend growth and a
2-for-1 stock split this week.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

C. R. Bard, Inc. (BCR)

Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies

Dividend Payment: 22 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/8

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/23

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 43

Current Forward Yield: 0.51%

 

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Industry: Electric Utilities

Dividend Payment: 65 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/18

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 40

Current Forward Yield: 4.27%

 

PPG Industries (PPG)

Industry: Specialty Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 72 cents per share – up 7.5% from prior level of 67 cents

Dividend Paid On: 6/12

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/7

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 44

Current Forward Yield: 1.27%

**Also, 2-for-1 stock split to shareholders of record on 5/11 (same as dividend)

 

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Industry: Personal Products

Dividend Payment: 66.29 cents per share – up 3.0% from prior level of 64.36 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/23

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 59

Current Forward Yield: 3.21%

 

Stanley, Black & Decker (SWK)

Industry: Machine Tools & Accessories

Dividend Payment: 52 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/23

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/1

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 46

Current Forward Yield: 2.16%

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

Industry: Residential & Commercial Water Heaters and Boilers

Dividend Payment: 19 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

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: 1.18%

 

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

Industry: Packaging and Containers

Dividend Payment: 28 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/20

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 21

Current Forward Yield: 1.78%

 

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH)

Industry: Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 22.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/26

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/3

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 46

Current Forward Yield: 2.12%

 

Eaton Vance (EV)

Industry: Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 25 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/13

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 34

Current Forward Yield: 2.37%

 

Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC)

Industry: Semiconductors

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/27

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/13

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 2.60%

 

National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 42 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 25

Current Forward Yield: 4.12%

 

People’s United Financial Inc. (PBCT)

Industry: Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 16.75 cents per share – up 1.5% from prior level of 16.50 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/29

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 4.45%

 

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 18.95 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/29

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 21

Current Forward Yield: 4.61%

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, April 21:

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)

Wednesday, April 22:

None.

Thursday, April 23:

C. R. Bard, Inc. (BCR)

The Procter & Gamble Co. (PG)

Friday, April 24:

None.

Monday, April 27:

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

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