Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for April 22, 2016

Paint manufacturer PPG announced an 11% increase in its dividend this week.
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Ten companies announced quarterly payouts this week, including three that announced increases. Among the announcements was Dividend Doubler Sherwin-Williams; paint manufacturer PPG announced an 11% dividend increase.  See below for the details.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

C. R. Bard, Inc. (BCR)

Industry: Medical Instruments

Dividend Payment: 24 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: 45

Current Forward Yield: 0.46%

 

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Industry: Utilities – Electric

Dividend Payment: 67 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/15

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 3.77%

 

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Industry: Chemicals – Specialty

Dividend Payment: 40 cents per share – up 11.1% from prior level of 36 cents

Dividend Paid On: 6/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/6

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 45

Current Forward Yield: 1.41%

 

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Industry: Chemicals – Specialty

Dividend Payment: 84 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/3

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 38

Current Forward Yield: 1.13%

 

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)

Industry: Industrial Goods – Machinery

Dividend Payment: 55 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/21

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 5/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 48

Current Forward Yield: 1.96%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO)

Industry: Financial – Insurance

Dividend Payment: 12.25 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/18

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 1.43%

 

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH)

Industry: Financial – Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 22.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 6/27

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/8

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 48

Current Forward Yield: 1.92%

 

Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC)

Industry: Technology – Integrated Chips

Dividend Payment: 32 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 5/25

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 2.76%

 

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)

Industry: Financial – Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 17 cents per share – up 1.5% from prior level of 16.75 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

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: 4.23%

 

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Industry: Packaging & Containers

Dividend Payment: 37 cents per share – up 5.7% from prior level of 35 cents

Dividend Paid On: 6/10

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 34

Current Forward Yield: 3.12%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, April 26:

None.

Wednesday, April 27:

A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN)

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT)

Thursday, April 28:

Realty Income Corporation (O)

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)

Friday, April 29:

None.

Monday, May 2:

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO)

 

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  1. sravs says:

    any of them worth buying