Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for September 18, 2015

Clorox was one of 6 companies that announced their latest quarterly
dividend this week.
Photo courtesy Mike Mozart/flickr.com.

This week saw six more companies announce their quarterly dividends.  In addition to Clorox, Abbott followed AbbVie’s quarterly dividend announcement last week with its own.  And National Fuel Gas – with 45 years of dividend growth – announced its latest dividend.  You can see the details below….

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Abbott (ABT)

Industry: Healthcare – Medical Equipment

Dividend Payment: 24 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 10/13

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 43

Current Forward Yield: 2.22%

 

Air Products (APD)

Industry: Chemicals – Diversified

Dividend Payment: 81 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/9

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 33

Current Forward Yield: 2.41%

 

The Clorox Company (CLX)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 77 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 11/13

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

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 38

Current Forward Yield: 2.71%

 

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)

Industry: Financial – Asset Management

Dividend Payment: 15 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 33

Current Forward Yield: 1.56%

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats 

Essex Property Trust (ESS)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: $1.44 per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 21

Current Forward Yield: 2.62%

 

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG)

Industry: Energy

Dividend Payment: 39.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 10/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 9/28

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 45

Current Forward Yield: 2.98%

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, September 22:

Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY)

Wednesday, September 23:

Medtronic plc (MDT)

Thursday, September 24:

None.

Friday, September 25:

Nucor (NUE)

Monday, September 28:

ACE Limited (ACE)

Essex Property Trust (ESS)

Illinois Tool Works (ITW)

Franklin Resources (BEN)

National Fuel Gas (NFG)

 

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