Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for January 15, 2016

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Seven dividend growth companies – including consumer products companies Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble – announced quarterly dividends this week.  And Realty Income continued their pattern of roughly quarterly dividend increases with a nearly 4% increase from last month’s payout.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 38 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/21

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 52

Current Forward Yield: 2.40%

 

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 66.29 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/20

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 59

Current Forward Yield: 3.53%

 

Target Corporation (TGT)

Industry: Retail – Consumer

Dividend Payment: 56 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 3/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 2/12

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 44

Current Forward Yield: 3.20%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

Industry: Packaging & Containers

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/17

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/25

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 22

Current Forward Yield: 1.65%

 

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

Industry: Financial – Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 26.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/12

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 35

Current Forward Yield: 3.87%

 

National Retail Properties, Inc. (NNN)

Industry: REIT – Diversified

Dividend Payment: 43.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 26

Current Forward Yield: 4.38%

 

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Industry: REIT – Retail

Dividend Payment: 19.85 cents per share – up 3.9% from prior level of 19.1 cents

Dividend Paid On: 2/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 4.39%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, January 19:

CLARCOR, Inc. (CLC)

Wednesday, January 20:

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Thursday, January 21:

C. R. Bard Inc. (BCR)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Friday, January 22:

None.

Monday, January 25:

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

The Clorox Company (CLX)

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