Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for August 7, 2015

Illinois Tool Works is one of 2 Dividend Aristocrats that announced dividend
increases this week.
Image courtesy Scott Lewis/flickr.com.

It was a busy week, with 16 dividend growth companies announcing their latest payouts.  Included in this list is Dover, which announced its 60th year of dividend increases.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)

Industry: Farm Products

Dividend Payment: 28 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/9

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/17

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 54

Current Forward Yield: 2.41%

 

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

Industry: Wholesale Drugs

Dividend Payment: 38.7 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/29

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 31

Current Forward Yield: 1.82%

 

Dover (DOV)

Industry: Diversified Machinery

Dividend Payment: 42 cents per share – up 5.0% from prior level of 40 cents

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: 60

Current Forward Yield: 2.63%

 

Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

Industry: Cleaning Products

Dividend Payment: 33 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/11

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 28

Current Forward Yield: 1.15%

 

Emerson (EMR)

Industry: Industrial Equipment

Dividend Payment: 47 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/12

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 58

Current Forward Yield: 3.82%

 

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Industry: Personal Products

Dividend Payment: 88 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/2

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 43

Current Forward Yield: 3.02%

 

Illinois Tool Works (ITW)

Industry: Diversified Machinery

Dividend Payment: 55 cents per share – up 13.4% from prior level of 48.5 cents

Dividend Paid On: 10/6

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 53

Current Forward Yield: 2.46%

 

McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI)

Industry: Business Services

Dividend Payment: 33 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/24

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 1.31%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Aqua America (WTR)

Industry: Utilities – Water

Dividend Payment: .178 cents per share – up 7.9% from prior level of .165 cents

Dividend Paid On: 9/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/12

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 2.77%

 

Atmos Energy (ATO)

Industry: Utilities – Gas

Dividend Payment: 39 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/8

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/20

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 27

Current Forward Yield: 2.80%

 

Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS)

Industry: Packaging & Containers

Dividend Payment: 28 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/17

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 32

Current Forward Yield: 2.49%

 

Carlisle Companies (CSL)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share – up 20.0% from prior level of 25 cents

Dividend Paid On: 9/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/14

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 39

Current Forward Yield: 1.18%

 

General Dynamics (GD)

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Dividend Payment: 69 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/13

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/7

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 1.84%

 

Mercury General (MCY)

Industry: Insurance

Dividend Payment: 61.75 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/24

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/8

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 4.52%

 

Questar Corporation (STR)

Industry: Utilities – Gas

Dividend Payment: 21 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/14

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/19

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 43

Current Forward Yield: 3.95%

 

Vectren Corporation (VVC)

Industry: Utilities – Diversified

Dividend Payment: 38 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/13

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 55

Current Forward Yield: 3.62%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, August 11:

ExxonMobil (XOM)

Wednesday, August 12:

Emerson (EMR)

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

Linear Technologies (LLTC)

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

Aqua America (WTR)

Thursday, August 13:

Black Hills Corporation (BKH)

Vectren Corporation (VVC)

Friday, August 14:

Carlisle Companies (CSL)

Tanger Factory Outlet Center (SKT)

Monday, August 17:

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Aflac, Inc. (AFL)

Bemis Company (BMS)

Chevron (CVX)

Consolidated Edison (ED)

Target Corporation (TGT)

Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA)

 

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