Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for July 23, 2016

Johnson & Johnson announced their latest quarterly dividend this week.
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The pace of dividend announcements quickened this week, with 9 members of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats announcing quarterly payouts.  Among them was Stanley Black & Decker, which increased its dividend by 5.5% to an annualized $2.32.  Other companies with announcements this week was healthcare company Johnson & Johnson and packaging manufacturer Sonoco Products.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Air Products (APD)

Industry: Chemicals – Diversified

Dividend Payment: 86 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/14

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 34

Current Forward Yield: 2.31%

 

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED)

Industry: Utilities – Electric

Dividend Payment: 67 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/15

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 3.30%

 

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Industry: Healthcare

Dividend Payment: 80 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/6

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 54

Current Forward Yield: 2.56%

 

PPG Industries (PPG)

Industry: Chemicals – Specialty

Dividend Payment: 40 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/12

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 45

Current Forward Yield: 1.49%

 

The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Industry: Chemicals – Specialty

Dividend Payment: 84 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: 38

Current Forward Yield: 1.14%

 

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)

Industry: Industrial Goods

Dividend Payment: 58 cents per share – up 5.5% from prior level of 55 cents

Dividend Paid On: 9/20

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 48

Current Forward Yield: 1.93%

 

V. F. Corporation (VFC)

Industry: Consumer Goods – Clothing

Dividend Payment: 37 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/19

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/7

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 44

Current Forward Yield: 2.37%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)

Industry: Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 17 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 8/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 7/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 24

Current Forward Yield: 4.41%

 

Sonoco Products (SON)

Industry: Packaging & Containers

Dividend Payment: 37 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/9

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/10

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 34

Current Forward Yield: 2.88%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, July 26:

None.

Wednesday, July 27:

A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

National Retail Properties (NNN)

Stanley Black & Decker (SKT)

Thursday, July 28:

Realty Income Corporation (O)

People’s United Financial (PBCT)

Friday, July 29:

None.

Monday, August 1:

None.

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  1. FerdiS says:

    Thanks for this summary! Its particularly useful to see the upcoming ex-dividend dates!

    Cheers
    FerdiS, DivGro