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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 3.19   0.0 -0.44 0.60 18.02
SEASPAN 10.65   0.0 -1.06 1.50 13.59
SUNOCO LP 26.90   24.2 1.11 3.30 12.37
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. 11.41   0.0 -1.03 1.32 11.53
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 18.55   0.0 0.00 2.00 10.78
GOLAR LNG PARTNERS LP 23.08   7.8 2.96 2.31 10.03
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 24.77   0.0 -1.30 2.33 9.35
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT 8.67   6.3 1.37 0.75 8.55
ENLINK MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P. 17.72   0.0 -4.01 1.56 8.54
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 7.53   14.2 0.53 0.64 8.52
SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 23.97   51.0 0.47 2.04 8.51
DCP MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 37.60   21.2 1.77 3.12 8.32
SELECT INCOME REIT 25.72   22.4 1.15 2.04 8.03
GENESIS ENERGY LP 35.66   33.6 1.06 2.84 7.89
AMERIGAS PARTNERS LP 48.11   47.6 1.01 3.76 7.84
COLONY FINANCIAL 21.52   24.2 0.89 1.60 7.41
TEEKAY OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 5.96   0.0 -0.31 0.44 7.27
ONEOK PARTNERS LP 43.60   33.0 1.32 3.16 7.20
CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT 8.38   167.6 0.05 0.60 6.95
BP 36.62   0.0 -1.22 2.38 6.46
CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST 25.52   21.6 1.18 1.60 6.30
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES 30.13   14.4 2.09 1.80 6.01
CORECIVIC 28.34   16.1 1.76 1.68 5.99
BLADEX 27.11   11.0 2.47 1.54 5.63
RLJ LODGING TRUST 24.02   15.1 1.59 1.32 5.52
HCP 30.33   0.0 -0.08 1.48 4.92
DUKE ENERGY 77.03   18.6 4.14 3.42 4.42
FIRST KEYSTONE 24.51   16.0 1.53 1.08 4.41
HOLLYFRONTIER 29.30   0.0 -2.03 1.32 4.40
DIAMONDROCK HOSPITALITY 11.47   19.4 0.59 0.50 4.39
GARMIN 48.18   18.0 2.67 2.04 4.26
POPE RESOURCES 66.50   83.1 0.80 2.80 4.24
MYERS INDUSTRIES 13.90   154.4 0.09 0.54 3.96
DSW 20.26   16.0 1.27 0.80 3.87
INNOPHOS 49.99   29.1 1.72 1.92 3.86
SPECTRA ENERGY 41.62   92.5 0.45 1.76 3.86
SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP 72.50   17.4 4.17 2.80 3.85
GAP 23.76   14.2 1.67 0.92 3.80
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 34.62   28.6 1.21 1.28 3.75
CHEVRON 115.39   0.0 -0.80 4.32 3.74
PACWEST BANCORP 53.49   18.4 2.90 2.00 3.74
BT GROUP 24.43   8.8 2.79 0.90 3.70
ENBRIDGE 42.68   28.4 1.50 1.74 3.68
PIER 1 IMPORTS 7.51   26.8 0.28 0.28 3.63
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL 40.49   0.0 0.00 1.44 3.56
PC-TEL 5.89   0.0 -0.82 0.20 3.51
ESCALADE 13.15   17.1 0.77 0.44 3.36
NORDSTROM 44.41   23.8 1.87 1.48 3.32
TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS LP 17.60   11.1 1.58 0.56 3.28
CATERPILLAR 94.46   54.9 1.72 3.08 3.26
SPAN-AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS 20.52   13.2 1.55 0.64 3.09
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV 106.24   55.6 1.91 3.19 3.03
HCI GROUP 39.75   11.5 3.46 1.40 2.98
AVX 15.77   23.2 0.68 0.44 2.79
MARLIN BUSINESS SERVICES 20.50   16.5 1.24 0.56 2.71
KLA-TENCOR 82.10   16.6 4.96 2.16 2.65
METHANEX 45.05   0.0 -0.30 1.10 2.46
A. SCHULMAN 33.35   0.0 -12.56 0.82 2.44
JOHNSON CONTROLS 43.24   0.0 -0.48 1.00 2.33
KENNAMETAL 34.22   0.0 -3.02 0.80 2.31
SCHLUMBERGER 84.27   0.0 -1.18 2.00 2.31
AMERICAN STATES WATER 42.68   26.2 1.63 0.97 2.27
POLO RALPH LAUREN 89.29   38.6 2.31 2.00 2.25
KINDER MORGAN 22.14   88.6 0.25 0.50 2.22
MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION 74.67   27.8 2.69 1.65 2.20
ACCESS NATIONAL 26.59   17.3 1.54 0.60 2.18
OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL 26.87   41.3 0.65 0.60 2.18
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 113.55   21.0 5.40 2.36 2.08
LINEAR TECH 62.37   30.7 2.03 1.32 2.05
SMITH & NEPHEW 30.31   0.0 0.00 0.61 2.00
MONSANTO 108.44   29.6 3.67 2.16 1.99
ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE 52.80   16.0 3.30 1.04 1.97
CECO ENVIRONMENTAL 13.74   47.4 0.29 0.26 1.92
TREDEGAR 22.95   45.0 0.51 0.44 1.92
CRANE 72.04   16.9 4.26 1.32 1.82
CORE LABORATORIES 120.69   82.1 1.47 2.20 1.78
PARKER HANNIFIN 142.50   23.7 6.02 2.52 1.77
HORIZON BANCORP (IN) 25.75   20.1 1.28 0.44 1.69
PACIFIC CONTINENTAL 25.90   28.2 0.92 0.44 1.69
NEWELL RUBBERMAID 46.42   52.8 0.88 0.76 1.65
CSX 45.99   25.4 1.81 0.72 1.62
EAST WEST BANCORP 49.33   17.4 2.84 0.80 1.61
G&K SERVICES 96.76   29.2 3.31 1.56 1.61
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY 70.28   20.6 3.42 1.12 1.59
SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES 76.88   30.3 2.54 1.20 1.56
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN 85.60   19.3 4.43 1.32 1.50
ORACLE 39.68   19.2 2.07 0.60 1.50
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL 46.90   20.2 2.32 0.68 1.45
PACCAR 65.47   39.9 1.64 0.96 1.45
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES 60.62   20.3 2.98 0.88 1.44
ASHLAND 111.01   0.0 -0.60 1.56 1.42
TECHNE 97.90   37.4 2.62 1.28 1.31
TENNANT 65.45   26.5 2.47 0.84 1.29
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES 110.70   21.2 5.23 1.40 1.27
MKS INSTRUMENTS 62.30   39.4 1.58 0.68 1.10
FMC 60.74   0.0 -0.09 0.66 1.09
DEVRY 32.95   131.8 0.25 0.36 1.07
AMPHENOL 68.60   27.6 2.49 0.64 0.94
MCKESSON 150.28   18.0 8.33 1.12 0.75
AMETEK 50.81   22.2 2.29 0.36 0.71
HDFC BANK 64.21   29.0 2.21 0.40 0.63
HUMANA 200.53   27.6 7.27 1.16 0.56
MESA LABORATORIES 119.61   42.4 2.82 0.64 0.53
DILLARD'S 57.04   10.4 5.50 0.28 0.49
SHIRE 161.71   105.0 1.54 0.80 0.48
ST JUDE MEDICAL 80.82   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00

STAGE STORES - SSI  


Older articles featuring Stage Stores (SSI):
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
Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend on 11/27/2015
Stage Stores Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

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