Published Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:07:34 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
As a dividend investor, it's always fun to take a look at the up and coming Dividend Aristocrats of the approaching year (in this case 2019), as often times they are well known companies with familiar business models.
Although, even as an owner of the entire S&P 500 group of stocks (as most of us are) every so often I run across one that I've either forgotten about, never looked into, or have never heard of it altogether.
So, barring any catastrophic event within the companies, these five stocks listed below will soon become Dividend Aristocrats. All five stocks have experienced dividend increases each year since 1994, which makes 2019's potential dividend increase magic year number 25.
1. United Technologies (UTX) United Technologies is a diversified industrial giant that has paid dividends each year since 1936.
The company provides a variety of products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries such as aircraft engines and elevators.
In addition, the company is currently working through the process to acquire Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL), the aviation and communications behemoth that designs and manufactures airplane interiors as well as critical communication equipment.
Considering United Technologies' steady free cash flow generation, investment-grade credit rating and moderate payout ratio, I don't foresee the company experiencing trouble in continuing to increase its dividend through next... Read more
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