Category Archives: U.S. Dividend Champions

Dividend Champions For October 2013 [Intel Corporation, Yum! Brands, Inc., Dynex Capital Inc, PennantPark Investment Corp., PetSmart, Inc., Tyco International Ltd., Kaydon Corporation, Met-Pro Corporation] – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions For October 2013 [Intel Corporation, Yum! Brands, Inc., Dynex Capital Inc, PennantPark Investment Corp., PetSmart, Inc., Tyco International Ltd., Kaydon Corporation, Met-Pro Corporation] – Seeking Alpha: The Dividend Champions spreadsheet and PDF have been updated through 9/30/13 and are available here. Note that all references to Champions mean companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the universe of Champions, Contenders, and Challengers.

Dividend Champions: 17 Increases Expected By The End Of November – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions: 17 Increases Expected By The End Of November – Seeking Alpha: Disclosure: I am long RPM, AFL, EMR, TNC. (More…)

In compiling the Dividend Champions list, I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these companies raise their payout about the same time every year, I can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again. I have modified the Expected Increase series to reflect a more SA-friendly format by separating the Champions (25 or more years of higher dividends), Contenders (10-24 years), and Challengers (five to nine years) into distinct groupings, so please look for the other articles.

Dividend Champions For September 2013 [Oracle Corporation, AstraZeneca plc (ADR), Kinross Gold Corporation (USA), BCE Inc. (USA), Aqua America Inc, Murphy Oil Corporation, American States Water Co, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (ADR)] – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions For September 2013 [Oracle Corporation, AstraZeneca plc (ADR), Kinross Gold Corporation (USA), BCE Inc. (USA), Aqua America Inc, Murphy Oil Corporation, American States Water Co, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (ADR)] – Seeking Alpha: isclosure: I am long WTR. (More…)

The Dividend Champions spreadsheet and PDF have been updated through 8/30/13 and are available here. Note that all references to Champions mean companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the universe of Champions, Contenders, and Challengers.

Dividend Champions For August 2013 [Hershey Co, Shire PLC (ADR), Petmed Express Inc, Reinsurance Group of America Inc, Myers Industries, Inc., Computer Services, Inc.] – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions For August 2013 [Hershey Co, Shire PLC (ADR), Petmed Express Inc, Reinsurance Group of America Inc, Myers Industries, Inc., Computer Services, Inc.] – Seeking Alpha: The Dividend Champions spreadsheet and PDF have been updated through 7/31/13 and are available at http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp Note that all references to Champions mean companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the universe of Champions, Contenders, and Challengers.

Dividend Champions Smackdown XL – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions Smackdown XL – Seeking Alpha: In the most recent installments of the Smackdown series, I screened the Dividend Champions (which can be found here) by high Dividend Growth and Estimated 5-year Earnings per Share Growth (using a 6% threshold for both) and, last month, by the Past 5 Years of Earnings per Share Growth and the 5-year Dividend Growth Rate.

(Note that I have separated the Champions, Contenders, and Challengers into different articles to fit more closely into the format preferred by Seeking Alpha. Champions are companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the combination of all three groups. I use the same Roman numeral for all three articles.)

Dividend Champions Smackdown XXXIX – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions Smackdown XXXIX – Seeking Alpha: In the most recent installments of the Smackdown series, I screened the Dividend Champions (which can be found here) by low Debt/Equity and high Return On Equity (or ROE) and, last month, by high Dividend Growth and Estimated Five-year Earnings per Share Growth, using a 6% threshold for both.

(Note that I have separated the Champions, Contenders, and Challengers into different articles to fit more closely into the format preferred by Seeking Alpha. Champions are companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of five to nine years. “CCC” refers to the combination of all three groups. I use the same Roman numeral for all three articles.)

Dividend Champions For June 2013 – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions For June 2013 – Seeking Alpha: The Dividend Champions spreadsheet and PDF have been updated through 5/31/13 and are available at http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp. Note that all references to Champions mean companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the universe of Champions, Contenders, and Challengers.

Dividend Champions: 4 Increases Expected By July 31 – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions: 4 Increases Expected By July 31 – Seeking Alpha: In compiling the Dividend Champions list (found here: http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp) I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, I can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again. I have modified the Expected Increase series to reflect a more SA-friendly format by separating the Champions (25 or more years of higher dividends), Contenders (10-24 years), and Challengers (5-9 years) into distinct groupings, so please look for the other articles.

Dividend Champions Smackdown XXXVIII – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions Smackdown XXXVIII – Seeking Alpha: In the most recent installments of the Smackdown series, I screened the Dividend Champions (which can be found here: http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp) by high Estimated 5-year Earnings-Per-Share Growth and 5-year Dividend Growth Rate and, last month, by low Debt/Equity and high Return On Equity (or ROE).

(Note that I have separated the Champions, Contenders, Challengers into different articles to fit more closely into the format preferred by Seeking Alpha. Champions are companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. I use the same Roman numeral for all three articles.)

Dividend Champions For May 2013 – Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions For May 2013 – Seeking Alpha: The Dividend Champions spreadsheet and PDF have been updated through 4/30/13 and are available at http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp Note that all references to Champions mean companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. “CCC” refers to the universe of Champions, Contenders, and Challengers.
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