Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for August 21, 2015

Valspar was one of 6 dividend growth companies that announced quarterly
payouts this week.
Photo courtesy Charles & Hudson/flickr.com.

Six dividend growth companies announced quarterly payouts this week.  Among them: Genuine Parts Company (59 years of dividend growth) and Valspar Corporation (37 years of dividend growth).

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

Industry: Specialty Retail

Dividend Payment: 61.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/2

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 59

Current Forward Yield: 2.95%

 

Lowe’s Companies (LOW)

Industry: Home Improvement Stores

Dividend Payment: 28 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/4

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/19

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 32

Current Forward Yield: 1.58%

 

Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Industry: Wholesale Retail

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/23

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/30

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 39

Current Forward Yield: 3.02%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats 

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 19 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 22

Current Forward Yield: 4.79%

 

Ross Stores (ROST)

Industry: Retail – Apparel

Dividend Payment: 11.75 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/30

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/2

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 0.94%

 

Valspar (VAL)

Industry: Specialty Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 37

Current Forward Yield: 1.53%

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, August 25:

None.

Wednesday, August 26:

None.

Thursday, August 27:

Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR)

Valspar (VAL)

Friday, August 28:

CDK Global (CDK)

McDonalds (MCD)

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Monday, August 31:

None.

 

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