In 2015, I did what many professional fund managers will do - I just bought enough of 'em to skim or replicate an index. Now a mutual fund manager will charge some high fees for that skimming effort, I simply wanted to create the potential of greater outperformance through a market correction.
Here's my original article on Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Without Looking.
The 15 companies that I hold are 3M (MMM), PepsiCo (PEP), CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Walmart (WMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Qualcomm (QCOM), United Technologies (UTX), Lowe's (LOW), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Medtronic (MDT), Nike (NKE), Abbott Labs (ABT), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Texas Instruments (TXN), and Microsoft (MSFT).
While the 15 Achievers are now outperforming the total index... more
The Board of Directors of Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.36 per share, an increase of 9% per share. The cash dividend will be paid on December 3, 2018, to shareholders of record on November 5, 2018.... more
The Board of Directors of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share. The payment date is November 21, 2018, to stockholders of record as of October 31, 2018.... more
The Board of Directors of Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: LOR) has authorized the Fund to declare today, pursuant to a level distribution policy, a monthly distribution of $0.07409 per share on the Fund’s outstanding common stock. The distribution is payable on November 23, 2018 to shareholders of record on November 9, 2018. The ex-dividend date is November 8, 2018.... more
The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 20, 2018, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 6, 2018.... more
Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) ("Bluegreen Vacations" or the “Company") announced today that its board of directors has approved a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable November 15, 2018 to shareholders of record on the close of trading on October 31, 2018.... more
Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on Xerox common stock. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31, 2019 to shareholders of record on Dec. 31, 2018.... more
JMP Group LLC (NYSE: JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that its board of directors has declared cash distributions of $0.03 per share for the months of October, November and December 2018. In total, the three monthly distributions equal $0.09 per share for the fourth quarter of the year.... more