Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for October 14, 2016

Procter & Gamble continued its 60th year of dividend growth with its 
4th quarter dividend announcement this week.
Photo: Flickr.com/Mike Mozart

Two dividend increases punctuated dividend announcements from nine members of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index this week.  Notably, P&G continued their 60th year of dividend growth and insurer Brown & Brown announced a 10% dividend increase for its 23rd year of dividend growth.

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

C. R. Bard (BCR)

Industry: Healthcare – Medical Instruments

Dividend Payment: 26 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/4

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/20

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 45

Current Forward Yield: 0.47%

 

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 66.95 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/19

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 60

Current Forward Yield: 3.03%

 

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Industry: Healthcare – Retail

Dividend Payment: 37.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 12/12

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 11/15

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 41

Current Forward Yield: 1.92%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO)

Industry: Financial – Insurance

Dividend Payment: 13.5 cents per share – up 10.2% from prior level of 12.25 cents

Dividend Paid On: 11/9

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/26

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 1.44%

 

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Industry: Industrial Goods – Machinery

Dividend Payment: 77 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/19

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/20

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 3.51%

 

Eaton Vance Corporation (EV)

Industry: Financial – Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 28 cents per share – up 5.7% from prior level of 26.5 cents

Dividend Paid On: 11/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 36

Current Forward Yield: 3.01%

 

H. B. Fuller Company (FUL)

Industry: Chemicals – Specialty

Dividend Payment: 14 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/25

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 47

Current Forward Yield: 1.27%

 

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 20.2 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 3.91%

 

United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Dividend Payment: 66 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 12/10

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 11/16

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 23

Current Forward Yield: 2.64%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, October 18:

None.

Wednesday, October 19:

Pentair plc (PNR)

Thursday, October 20:

C. R. Bard (BCR)

Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

Hormel Foods (HRL)

Friday, October 21:

None.

Monday, October 24:

AptarGroup (ATR)

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