Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for February 5, 2016

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Eleven members of the S&P Dividend Aristocrats and High Yield Dividend Aristocrats indices announced their regular dividends this week.  Included in this group is food & beverage company PepsiCo and water utility company Aqua America.  Included in the group of 3 companies that announced increases was Commerce Bancshares, which held the cash payout flat but paid out a 5% stock dividend for the 22nd straight year.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

3M (MMM)

Industry: Industrial Goods

Dividend Payment: $1.11 per share – up 8.3% from prior level of $1.025

Dividend Paid On: 3/12

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/10

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 57

Current Forward Yield: 2.89%

 

Aflac, Inc. (AFL)

Industry: Financial – Insurance

Dividend Payment: 41 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/11

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 33

Current Forward Yield: 2.10%

 

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Industry: Consumer Goods – Farm Products

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share – up 7.1% from prior level of 28 cents

Dividend Paid On: 2/11

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 3/8

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 55

Current Forward Yield: 3.52%

 

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

Industry: Business Services

Dividend Payment: 38.7 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 4/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 3/30

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 31

Current Forward Yield: 2.02%

 

Emerson (EMR)

Industry: Industrial Goods – Electrical Equipment

Dividend Payment: 47.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/10

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 59

Current Forward Yield: 4.05%

 

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)

Industry: Food & Beverage

Dividend Payment: 70.25 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/31

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 3/2

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 43

Current Forward Yield: 2.89%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

Industry: Utilities – Water

Dividend Payment: 17.8 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/10

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 2.25%

 

Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)

Industry: Utilities – Gas

Dividend Payment: 42 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/7

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/18

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 28

Current Forward Yield: 2.42%

 

Carlisle Companies (CSL)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/16

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 39

Current Forward Yield: 1.39%

 

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH)

Industry: Financial – Banking

Dividend Payment: 22.5 cents per share – up 5.0% from prior (split adjusted) level of 21.4 cents

Dividend Paid On: 3/28

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 3/9

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 48

Current Forward Yield: 2.19%

 

Vectren Corporation (VVC)

Industry: Utilities – Diversified

Dividend Payment: 40 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/16

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 56

Current Forward Yield: 3.63%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, February 9:

Nucor Corporation (NUE)

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

Exxon-Mobil (XOM)

Wednesday, February 10:

Emerson (EMR)

Linear Technologies Corporation (LLTC)

3M (MMM)

Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

Thursday, February 11:

Aflac, Inc. (AFL)

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Friday, February 12:

Black Hills Corporation (BKH)

The Clorox Corporation (CLX)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Target Corporation (TGT)

Monday, February 15:

AT&T (T)

 

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