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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 2.46   0.0 -0.44 0.60 21.98
SEASPAN 7.78   0.0 -1.06 1.50 19.16
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 18.09   0.0 -1.08 2.33 12.79
STONEMOR PARTNERS L.P. 10.08   0.0 -1.03 1.32 12.68
SUNOCO LP 27.51   0.0 -5.08 3.30 11.89
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 20.00   30.8 0.65 2.00 10.23
GOLAR LNG PARTNERS LP 23.56   8.0 2.96 2.31 9.79
ARBOR REALTY TRUST 7.36   13.9 0.53 0.64 8.67
DCP MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 37.60   21.2 1.77 3.12 8.32
GENESIS ENERGY LP 33.52   33.2 1.01 2.84 8.28
GLADSTONE INVESTMENT 9.18   4.7 1.94 0.75 8.21
SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 25.27   26.0 0.97 2.08 8.15
ENLINK MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P. 18.75   0.0 -2.02 1.56 8.13
SELECT INCOME REIT 26.26   20.2 1.30 2.04 7.89
AMERIGAS PARTNERS LP 47.14   42.5 1.11 3.76 7.74
TEEKAY OFFSHORE PARTNERS LP 5.58   0.0 -0.31 0.44 7.60
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 33.50   1.0 0.02 2.38 7.12
CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST 24.52   21.7 1.13 1.60 6.30
ONEOK PARTNERS LP 51.53   39.0 1.32 3.16 6.10
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES 29.19   14.1 2.07 1.80 6.03
RLJ LODGING TRUST 23.03   14.3 1.61 1.32 5.65
BLADEX 28.23   12.7 2.22 1.54 5.41
CORECIVIC 35.03   18.7 1.87 1.68 4.87
HCP 32.64   24.5 1.33 1.48 4.68
HOLLYFRONTIER 28.94   0.0 -1.49 1.32 4.57
BT GROUP 20.82   13.0 1.60 0.91 4.42
DIAMONDROCK HOSPITALITY 11.16   19.6 0.57 0.50 4.39
FIRST KEYSTONE 24.55   14.6 1.68 1.08 4.32
DUKE ENERGY 81.96   26.3 3.12 3.42 4.28
SPECTRA ENERGY 40.68   40.7 1.00 1.76 4.26
ENBRIDGE 41.34   28.3 1.46 1.79 4.25
PIER 1 IMPORTS 6.87   24.5 0.28 0.28 4.06
POPE RESOURCES 70.00   52.2 1.34 2.80 3.96
CHEVRON 110.12   0.0 -0.27 4.32 3.91
SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP 73.15   17.1 4.27 2.80 3.81
GARMIN 53.03   19.7 2.69 2.04 3.77
GAP 24.70   14.6 1.69 0.92 3.70
DSW 21.57   17.0 1.27 0.80 3.62
MYERS INDUSTRIES 14.70   163.3 0.09 0.54 3.61
PACWEST BANCORP 55.51   19.1 2.90 2.00 3.59
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL 40.49   0.0 0.00 1.44 3.56
PC-TEL 5.68   0.0 -0.82 0.20 3.51
INNOPHOS 52.77   21.7 2.43 1.92 3.48
ESCALADE 13.05   16.1 0.81 0.46 3.38
NORWOOD FINANCIAL 37.25   21.5 1.73 1.28 3.32
NORDSTROM 46.46   23.0 2.02 1.48 3.26
CATERPILLAR 95.48   0.0 -0.13 3.08 3.14
SPAN-AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS 21.06   14.2 1.48 0.64 3.04
HCI GROUP 47.68   16.6 2.88 1.40 2.94
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV 109.26   57.2 1.91 3.19 2.92
TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS LP 19.15   11.3 1.69 0.56 2.89
AVX 15.95   21.8 0.73 0.44 2.73
POLO RALPH LAUREN 79.21   45.3 1.75 2.00 2.56
SCHLUMBERGER 80.15   0.0 -1.18 2.00 2.51
KLA-TENCOR 90.29   16.4 5.50 2.16 2.39
A. SCHULMAN 33.70   0.0 -12.56 0.82 2.39
JOHNSON CONTROLS 41.82   0.0 -0.32 1.00 2.37
MARLIN BUSINESS SERVICES 23.65   17.1 1.38 0.56 2.34
KINDER MORGAN 21.24   85.0 0.25 0.50 2.32
CECO ENVIRONMENTAL 11.36   39.2 0.29 0.26 2.30
AMERICAN STATES WATER 44.89   27.7 1.62 0.97 2.18
OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL 28.57   109.9 0.26 0.60 2.17
ACCESS NATIONAL 27.54   17.9 1.54 0.60 2.16
METHANEX 51.95   0.0 -0.13 1.10 2.13
KENNAMETAL 37.63   0.0 -0.81 0.80 2.07
LINEAR TECH 64.54   31.8 2.03 1.32 2.04
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 120.08   21.4 5.62 2.44 1.99
SMITH & NEPHEW 30.70   0.0 0.00 0.61 1.97
ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE 52.96   18.8 2.81 1.04 1.96
CORE LABORATORIES 114.19   78.2 1.46 2.20 1.95
TREDEGAR 19.15   25.9 0.74 0.44 1.95
MONSANTO 112.96   30.8 3.67 2.16 1.94
MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION 87.89   30.0 2.93 1.65 1.89
CRANE 73.21   35.5 2.06 1.32 1.78
PACIFIC CONTINENTAL 25.60   27.2 0.94 0.44 1.71
PARKER HANNIFIN 155.04   24.0 6.47 2.64 1.69
G&K SERVICES 94.45   33.1 2.85 1.56 1.65
HORIZON BANCORP (IN) 26.52   22.3 1.19 0.44 1.65
NEWELL RUBBERMAID 48.67   41.6 1.17 0.76 1.61
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY 70.47   20.0 3.53 1.27 1.55
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN 88.33   19.9 4.43 1.32 1.51
SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES 80.29   28.6 2.81 1.20 1.51
CSX 48.48   26.8 1.81 0.72 1.49
EAST WEST BANCORP 53.68   18.1 2.97 0.80 1.46
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL 47.35   28.9 1.64 0.68 1.43
ORACLE 43.17   20.9 2.07 0.60 1.41
PACCAR 67.42   45.6 1.48 0.96 1.41
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES 62.30   20.9 2.98 1.00 1.40
ASHLAND 121.87   0.0 -1.96 1.56 1.27
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES 111.44   22.0 5.07 1.40 1.26
TECHNE 106.59   50.8 2.10 1.28 1.21
TENNANT 73.25   29.7 2.47 0.84 1.17
FMC 58.13   37.3 1.56 0.66 1.13
DEVRY 32.55   25.6 1.27 0.36 1.09
MKS INSTRUMENTS 66.70   34.6 1.93 0.70 0.99
AMPHENOL 70.18   26.9 2.61 0.64 0.92
MCKESSON 150.85   17.8 8.45 1.12 0.75
AMETEK 54.63   25.0 2.19 0.36 0.65
HDFC BANK 71.52   32.4 2.21 0.40 0.56
HUMANA 207.28   52.9 3.92 1.60 0.56
DILLARD'S 57.00   11.6 4.91 0.28 0.51
MESA LABORATORIES 126.45   41.7 3.03 0.64 0.51
SHIRE 181.29   111.2 1.63 0.80 0.44
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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