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Dividend Streaks In Danger: Freezin' Season Under Way

Published Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:34:49 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

In compiling the Dividend Champions list (here) I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, but some companies go longer before boosting their dividends, and this can raise concerns about their streaks of increases. Other streaks end because of unsustainable yields (or payout ratios) or because the companies are acquired by other firms. Note that all references to "CCC" below refer to the collection of Dividend Champions (25 or more years of higher dividends), Contenders (10-24 years), and Challengers (5-9 years).
Dividend Streaks in Danger: Overview
In previous years, I published quarterly articles mainly focused on "overdue" dividend increases, defined as being a year or more since the previous increase. That generally means declaring the same per-share amount for a fifth straight quarter. Once the overdue situation reached the point of a company paying the same total dividends in back-to-back years, it was considered a "freeze," requiring deletion from the CCC listing. This year has been a little different, however, starting with my article in January that focused on the turmoil in the oil patch and very real possibility that it would lead to numerous cuts in distributions. More on that later. For various reasons, there were no Second- or Third-quarter articles, and I am returning to potential Freezes as the focus of this... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
STAGE STORES 1.95   0.0 -1.40 0.60 27.40
SEASPAN 6.18   0.0 -1.83 1.50 22.52
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. 9.23   0.0 -1.03 1.32 14.03
SUNOCO LP 24.00   0.0 -5.08 3.30 13.65
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 17.34   0.0 -1.08 2.33 13.20
GOLAR LNG PARTNERS LP 21.35   7.5 2.83 2.31 10.69
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 19.08   29.4 0.65 2.00 10.36
ENLINK MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P. 17.33   0.0 -2.02 1.56 8.83
SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 23.50   24.2 0.97 2.08 8.82
TEEKAY OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 4.83   0.0 -0.31 0.44 8.76
GENESIS ENERGY LP 31.55   31.2 1.01 2.84 8.64
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT 8.77   4.5 1.94 0.75 8.38
AMERIGAS PARTNERS LP 44.80   40.4 1.11 3.76 8.35
DCP MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 37.60   21.2 1.77 3.12 8.32
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 7.89   9.5 0.83 0.64 7.99
SELECT INCOME REIT 25.29   19.4 1.30 2.04 7.97
COLONY FINANCIAL 21.52   24.2 0.89 1.60 7.41
CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT 8.29   165.8 0.05 0.60 7.28
BP 33.99   1.0 0.02 2.38 6.96
CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST 23.25   20.6 1.13 1.60 6.73
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES 28.68   13.9 2.07 1.80 6.09
ONEOK PARTNERS LP 51.34   22.8 2.25 3.16 6.09
RLJ LODGING TRUST 22.35   13.9 1.61 1.32 5.80
BLADEX 26.72   12.0 2.22 1.54 5.72
CORECIVIC 32.34   17.3 1.87 1.68 5.13
HCP 30.49   22.9 1.33 1.48 4.91
HOLLYFRONTIER 27.53   0.0 -1.49 1.32 4.63
DIAMONDROCK HOSPITALITY 10.88   19.1 0.57 0.50 4.55
BT GROUP 20.73   13.0 1.60 0.91 4.39
ENBRIDGE 41.32   28.3 1.46 1.79 4.39
SPECTRA ENERGY 40.68   40.7 1.00 1.76 4.26
DUKE ENERGY 82.76   26.5 3.12 3.42 4.21
FIRST KEYSTONE 25.00   14.9 1.68 1.08 4.21
PIER 1 IMPORTS 6.80   24.3 0.28 0.28 4.16
DSW 18.94   12.5 1.51 0.80 4.09
CHEVRON 108.39   0.0 -0.27 4.32 4.01
SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP 68.75   16.1 4.27 2.80 3.99
GAP 23.07   13.6 1.69 0.92 3.92
POPE RESOURCES 71.95   53.7 1.34 2.80 3.89
GARMIN 51.21   19.0 2.69 2.04 3.87
PACWEST BANCORP 50.79   17.5 2.90 2.00 3.65
MYERS INDUSTRIES 14.75   491.7 0.03 0.54 3.60
ESCALADE 12.55   15.5 0.81 0.46 3.59
INNOPHOS 52.38   21.6 2.43 1.92 3.58
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL 40.49   0.0 0.00 1.44 3.56
NORDSTROM 41.96   20.8 2.02 1.48 3.48
PC-TEL 5.56   0.0 -1.10 0.20 3.45
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 38.31   22.1 1.73 1.28 3.34
CATERPILLAR 92.43   0.0 -0.13 3.08 3.23
TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS LP 16.80   9.9 1.69 0.56 3.17
HCI GROUP 44.87   15.6 2.88 1.40 3.03
SPAN-AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS 21.32   14.4 1.48 0.64 3.01
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV 110.94   154.1 0.72 3.19 2.85
CECO ENVIRONMENTAL 10.22   0.0 -1.11 0.30 2.85
AVX 15.97   21.9 0.73 0.44 2.73
A. SCHULMAN 30.90   0.0 -12.56 0.82 2.59
SCHLUMBERGER 78.38   0.0 -1.18 2.00 2.53
POLO RALPH LAUREN 78.21   44.7 1.75 2.00 2.52
TREDEGAR 16.50   22.3 0.74 0.44 2.51
METHANEX 43.30   0.0 -0.13 1.10 2.38
JOHNSON CONTROLS 41.81   0.0 -0.32 1.00 2.37
KINDER MORGAN 20.98   83.9 0.25 0.50 2.36
OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL 25.30   97.3 0.26 0.60 2.34
KLA-TENCOR 95.57   17.4 5.50 2.16 2.27
ACCESS NATIONAL 26.75   17.4 1.54 0.60 2.22
AMERICAN STATES WATER 44.05   27.2 1.62 0.97 2.19
MARLIN BUSINESS SERVICES 24.40   17.7 1.38 0.56 2.18
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 111.77   19.9 5.62 2.44 2.12
KENNAMETAL 37.13   0.0 -0.81 0.80 2.08
CORE LABORATORIES 109.65   75.1 1.46 2.20 2.01
ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE 53.22   18.9 2.81 1.04 1.95
SMITH & NEPHEW 31.28   0.0 0.00 0.98 1.94
MONSANTO 113.37   30.9 3.67 2.16 1.90
MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION 88.21   30.1 2.93 1.65 1.88
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES 52.57   20.9 2.51 1.00 1.83
PACIFIC CONTINENTAL 22.95   24.4 0.94 0.44 1.78
CRANE 73.22   35.5 2.06 1.32 1.76
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY 71.76   20.3 3.53 1.24 1.72
HORIZON BANCORP (IN) 24.91   20.9 1.19 0.44 1.69
PARKER HANNIFIN 157.55   24.4 6.47 2.64 1.67
G&K SERVICES 97.49   34.2 2.85 1.56 1.60
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN 82.31   18.6 4.43 1.32 1.58
NEWELL RUBBERMAID 48.09   41.1 1.17 0.76 1.56
CSX 46.45   25.7 1.81 0.72 1.54
EAST WEST BANCORP 49.93   16.8 2.97 0.80 1.49
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL 43.90   26.8 1.64 0.68 1.47
SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES 79.88   28.4 2.81 1.20 1.47
PACCAR 67.53   45.6 1.48 0.96 1.39
ORACLE 44.79   21.3 2.10 0.76 1.33
ASHLAND 121.83   0.0 -1.96 1.56 1.27
TECHNE 102.55   48.8 2.10 1.28 1.23
TENNANT 70.50   27.2 2.59 0.84 1.15
FMC 61.22   39.2 1.56 0.66 1.08
DEVRY 32.95   25.9 1.27 0.36 1.07
MKS INSTRUMENTS 69.40   36.0 1.93 0.70 1.00
AMPHENOL 71.34   27.3 2.61 0.64 0.89
MCKESSON 147.93   17.5 8.45 1.12 0.76
AMETEK 53.62   24.5 2.19 0.36 0.66
HDFC BANK 72.95   33.0 2.21 0.40 0.55
DILLARD'S 52.15   10.6 4.91 0.28 0.54
HUMANA 218.90   55.8 3.92 1.60 0.53
MESA LABORATORIES 123.61   40.8 3.03 0.64 0.52
SHIRE 177.53   108.9 1.63 0.91 0.51
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES 111.50   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
LINEAR TECH 65.06   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
ST JUDE MEDICAL 80.82   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00

STAGE STORES - SSI  


Older articles featuring Stage Stores (SSI):
Stage Stores Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Stage Stores: The 24% Yield Trap
Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend on 11/25/2016
Stage Stores Reports Third Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Stage Stores Reports Second Quarter Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Dividend Challengers (And Near-Challengers): 46 Increases Expected By August 31
Are There Any Deals Among The Dividend Challengers? Part IV Finale
Retail Store Companies For Long-Term, Reliable Dividends? A Cash Flow Analysis
Stage Stores Reports First Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Stage Stores Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

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