Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


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
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. 6.20   0.0 -1.03 0.99 16.26
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 16.70   19.6 0.85 2.00 11.87
GENESIS ENERGY LP 24.32   24.8 0.98 2.00 11.85
STAGE STORES 1.80   0.0 -1.76 0.20 11.05
SUNOCO LP 31.32   0.0 -8.83 3.30 10.42
GOLAR LNG PARTNERS LP 22.98   8.2 2.81 2.31 10.04
ENLINK MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P. 16.18   0.0 -0.24 1.56 9.38
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 15.40   0.0 -0.87 1.40 8.92
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 8.45   7.5 1.12 0.72 8.65
SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 23.94   24.7 0.97 2.08 8.57
AMERIGAS PARTNERS LP 44.90   128.3 0.35 3.80 8.45
DCP MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 37.60   21.2 1.77 3.12 8.32
SELECT INCOME REIT 24.69   25.4 0.97 2.04 8.29
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT 9.91   10.7 0.93 0.78 7.80
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
SEASPAN 7.50   0.0 -1.67 0.50 6.93
PIER 1 IMPORTS 4.24   11.8 0.36 0.28 6.64
CORECIVIC 26.60   14.9 1.79 1.68 6.48
ONEOK PARTNERS LP 51.07   22.2 2.30 3.16 6.33
BP 38.69   33.6 1.15 2.38 6.09
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES 30.18   11.2 2.69 1.80 5.86
CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST 28.56   29.4 0.97 1.60 5.61
HCP 26.48   18.3 1.45 1.48 5.61
BLADEX 28.95   13.8 2.09 1.54 5.24
BT GROUP 18.11   17.4 1.04 0.95 5.09
ENBRIDGE 41.30   40.1 1.03 1.97 4.75
DIAMONDROCK HOSPITALITY 11.05   22.6 0.49 0.50 4.54
SPECTRA ENERGY 40.68   40.7 1.00 1.76 4.26
DSW 18.81   12.7 1.48 0.80 4.24
PACWEST BANCORP 46.62   16.1 2.90 2.00 4.17
DUKE ENERGY 87.51   26.0 3.37 3.56 4.10
POPE RESOURCES 70.49   30.6 2.30 2.80 3.98
INNOPHOS 49.12   21.5 2.28 1.92 3.87
FIRST KEYSTONE 28.00   17.9 1.59 1.08 3.86
SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP 78.80   18.8 4.20 3.20 3.86
GARMIN 55.20   15.6 3.55 2.04 3.70
CHEVRON 120.22   39.0 3.08 4.32 3.63
HOLLYFRONTIER 36.32   46.0 0.79 1.32 3.63
HCI GROUP 38.57   10.6 3.65 1.40 3.62
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL 40.49   0.0 0.00 1.44 3.56
CECO ENVIRONMENTAL 8.64   0.0 -1.16 0.30 3.48
NORDSTROM 41.45   19.6 2.11 1.48 3.47
PC-TEL 6.45   0.0 -0.34 0.22 3.39
GAP 26.55   12.6 2.10 0.92 3.38
ESCALADE 13.70   17.3 0.79 0.46 3.33
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 28.50   22.2 1.29 0.88 3.14
TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS LP 18.05   10.6 1.71 0.56 3.06
SCHLUMBERGER 66.50   511.5 0.13 2.00 2.98
KINDER MORGAN 18.68   60.3 0.31 0.50 2.67
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV 126.02   62.4 2.02 3.07 2.45
MYERS INDUSTRIES 22.10   170.0 0.13 0.54 2.42
JOHNSON CONTROLS 41.20   0.0 -0.51 1.00 2.40
METHANEX 49.40   19.7 2.51 1.20 2.40
CATERPILLAR 130.54   870.3 0.15 3.12 2.39
OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL 25.03   0.0 -0.29 0.60 2.35
POLO RALPH LAUREN 86.01   0.0 -0.23 2.00 2.35
CORE LABORATORIES 94.25   57.5 1.64 2.20 2.32
TREDEGAR 19.05   10.2 1.87 0.44 2.32
AVX 19.44   25.9 0.75 0.44 2.26
KLA-TENCOR 108.01   18.4 5.88 2.36 2.24
SPAN-AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS 29.99   16.5 1.82 0.64 2.21
A. SCHULMAN 36.85   0.0 -12.50 0.82 2.18
NEWELL RUBBERMAID 41.94   16.8 2.49 0.92 2.13
ACCESS NATIONAL 28.55   28.3 1.01 0.60 2.07
RLJ LODGING TRUST 22.26   15.4 1.45 0.44 1.96
AMERICAN STATES WATER 54.28   29.3 1.85 1.02 1.93
KENNAMETAL 42.36   70.6 0.60 0.80 1.89
MARLIN BUSINESS SERVICES 29.45   24.3 1.21 0.56 1.89
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 129.48   21.0 6.16 2.44 1.85
MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION 89.98   28.2 3.19 1.65 1.83
HORIZON BANCORP (IN) 28.77   21.6 1.33 0.52 1.82
MONSANTO 122.15   23.9 5.11 2.16 1.77
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES 58.55   24.6 2.38 1.00 1.72
PACIFIC CONTINENTAL 26.65   23.6 1.13 0.44 1.65
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY 80.08   20.8 3.84 1.32 1.64
CRANE 82.05   37.8 2.17 1.32 1.62
G&K SERVICES 97.49   34.2 2.85 1.56 1.60
SMITH & NEPHEW 38.09   0.0 0.00 0.61 1.57
ORACLE 49.19   21.5 2.29 0.76 1.56
SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES 77.83   31.4 2.48 1.20 1.53
CSX 54.23   28.4 1.91 0.80 1.51
TEEKAY OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 2.66   5.4 0.49 0.04 1.51
PARKER HANNIFIN 181.46   25.1 7.23 2.64 1.46
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN 101.47   20.4 4.98 1.44 1.38
PACCAR 72.70   19.4 3.74 1.00 1.38
EAST WEST BANCORP 57.09   16.4 3.49 0.80 1.36
ASHLAND 66.60   0.0 -3.54 0.90 1.35
TENNANT 69.05   61.6 1.12 0.84 1.21
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL 57.15   45.0 1.27 0.68 1.18
ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE 49.91   17.2 2.90 0.52 1.06
TECHNE 123.34   63.6 1.94 1.28 1.05
DEVRY 36.80   34.1 1.08 0.36 0.99
MCKESSON 150.67   6.7 22.42 1.36 0.91
AMPHENOL 87.20   29.4 2.97 0.76 0.88
DILLARD'S 52.91   13.5 3.93 0.40 0.76
FMC 92.93   265.5 0.35 0.66 0.73
MKS INSTRUMENTS 98.40   20.5 4.80 0.70 0.73
HUMANA 241.44   19.7 12.25 1.60 0.67
SHIRE 154.07   68.8 2.24 0.92 0.61
AMETEK 67.20   29.5 2.28 0.36 0.54
HDFC BANK 94.72   35.6 2.66 0.49 0.53
MESA LABORATORIES 149.93   53.7 2.79 0.64 0.41
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

STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. - STON
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. - STON  


Older articles featuring Stonemor Partners L.p. (STON):
StoneMor: Loan Covenants Prohibit Dividend Payment And SEC Subpoenas
Why StoneMor Will Eliminate Its Dividend - 4 Warning Signs
Busted Cemetery Business With Lots Of Red Flags, Confusing Accounting, Trading At 14% Yield.
5 High-Yield Companies To Avoid
Dividend Champions For November 2016
Dividend Growth Investing To Fill-The-Gap
Dividend Contenders: 44 Increases Expected By December 31
Dividend Contenders: 30 Increases Expected By The End Of November
Interest Rate Increases Weigh While Dividend Increases Prevail
Structuring Retirement Dividend Income For Easy Cash Flow

More