Dividend Growth Stocks Week In Review for July 24, 2015

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The dividend announcements slowed down this week, with only four companies announcing payouts.  One of the four – Stanley, Black & Decker – announced its 47th year of dividend increases.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Industry: Healthcare – Drug Manufacturer

Dividend Payment: 75 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/8

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/21

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 53

Current Forward Yield: 3.03%

 

Stanley, Black & Decker (SWK)

Industry: Machine Tools & Accessories

Dividend Payment: 55 cents per share – up 5.8% from prior level of 52 cents

Dividend Paid On: 9/22

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 47

Current Forward Yield: 2.09%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO)

Industry: Financial – Insurance Brokerage

Dividend Payment: 11 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 8/12

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 8/5

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 21

Current Forward Yield: 1.32%

 

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH)

Industry: Regional Banking

Dividend Payment: 22.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 9/28

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 47

Current Forward Yield: 1.90%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, July 28:

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT)

Pentair plc (PNR)

Wednesday, July 29:

A. O. Smith (AOS)

Eaton Vance (EV)

National Retail Properties (NNN)

People’s United Financial (PBCT)

Thursday, July 30:

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Friday, July 31:

None.

Monday, August 3:

None.

 

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