Dividend Growth Stocks Week In Review for November 22, 2014: A Whiskey Maker With 31 Years of Dividend Growth

(Brown-Forman announced their 31st consecutive annual dividend increase this week.  Photo courtesy Bruce Tuten/flickr.com.)

This week, the following dividend growth companies announced dividend payments:

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

This week, the following dividend growth companies announced dividend payments:

Brown-Forman (Class B Shares) (Stock Quote)

Industry: Beverages – Distillers

Dividend Payment: 31.5 cents per share – up 8.6% from prior level of 29 cents

Dividend Paid On: 12/30

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 31

Current Forward Yield: 1.34%

 

Genuine Parts Company (Stock Quote)

Industry: Aftermarket Automobile Parts

Dividend Payment: 57.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 1/2/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/3

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 58

Current Forward Yield: 2.27%

 

Sysco (Stock Quote)

Industry: Food Wholesaler

Dividend Payment: 30 cents per share – up 3.4% from prior level of 29 cents

Dividend Paid On: 1/23/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/30

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 39

Current Forward Yield: 3.02%

 

Clorox (Stock Quote)

Clorox Dividend Growth

Clorox has grown its dividend at nearly 10% per year for the last two decades.

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 74 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 2/13/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 1/26/2015

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 37

Current Forward Yield: 2.97%

 

PepsiCo (Stock Quote)

Industry: Beverages & Snacks

Dividend Payment: 65.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 1/7/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/3

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 2.65%

 

Air Products (Stock Quote)

Industry: Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 77 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 1/9/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/30

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 32

Current Forward Yield: 2.12%

 

Cincinnati Financial (Stock Quote)

Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance

Dividend Payment: 44 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 1/15/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/15

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 53

Current Forward Yield: 3.44%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Old Republic International (Stock Quote)

Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance

Dividend Payment: 18.25 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 12/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/3

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 33

Current Forward Yield: 4.88%

 

UGI Corporation (Stock Quote)

Industry: Diversified Utilities

Dividend Payment: 21.75 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 1/1/2015

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 12/11

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 27

Current Forward Yield: 2.32%

 

Next Week’s Dividend Announcements:

None.

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks:

Tuesday, November 25:

None.

Wednesday, November 26:

Dover Corporation (DOV)

Cullen Frost Bankers (CFR)

Commerce Bancshares Inc. (CBSH)

Thursday, November 27:

None.

Friday, November 28:

Valspar (VAL)

Monday, December 1:

None.

There are over 50 S&P 500 companies that have increased dividends for more than a quarter century.  See the full list of S&P Dividend Aristocrats.

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