Dividend Growth Stocks Week In Review for April 3, 2015

RPM, manufacturer of nationally known home improvement brands like Rustoleum,
has increased dividends for four decades.
Photo courtesy Mike Mozart/flickr.com.

The post first quarter earnings lull continued during this short week, with only 2 companies announcing dividends.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

No announcements this week.

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

RPM International, Inc. (RPM)

Industry: Specialty Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 26 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 4/30

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/9

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 40

Current Forward Yield: 2.18%

 

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT)

Industry: Retail REIT

Dividend Payment: 28.5 cents per share – up 18.75% from prior level of 24 cents

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: 3.18%

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, April 7:

None.

Wednesday, April 8:

General Dynamics (GD)

WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL)

Roper Industries (ROP)

AT&T (T)

Thursday, April 9:

RPM International, Inc. (RPM)

Friday, April 10:

None.

Monday, April 13:

AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

There are over 50 S&P 500 companies that have increased dividends for more than a quarter century.  See the full list of S&P Dividend Aristocrats.

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