Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for August 26, 2016

Sysco has grown its dividend for 4 decades.
Photo: Flickr.com/Karen_2873

With only 3 announcements from members of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index, it was a quiet week for dividend stocks.  There were no announcements of dividend increases among the index members.  Food wholesaler Sysco kept working on its 40th year of dividend growth with its quarterly payout announcement this week.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Industry: Business Services

Dividend Payment: 31 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/28

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/5

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 40

Current Forward Yield: 2.38%

 

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW)

Industry: Financial – Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 54 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/29

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/13

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 30

Current Forward Yield: 3.14%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Old Republic International Corporation (ORI)

Industry: Financial – Insurance

Dividend Payment: 18.75 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/31

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 35

Current Forward Yield: 3.95%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, August 30:

The Brown-Forman Company (BF-B)

McDonald’s (MCD)

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Valspar Corporation (VAL)

Wednesday, August 31:

Old Republic International Corporation (ORI)

Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Stanley, Black & Decker (SWK)

Thursday, September 1:

None.

Friday, September 2:

Ross Stores (ROST)

Monday, September 5:

LABOR DAY – MARKETS CLOSED

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