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24 Upcoming Dividend Increases Including 2 Kings

Published Thu, 09 Aug 2018 22:52:19 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Introduction The information presented below was created based on combining the "U.S. Dividend Champion" spreadsheet hosted here, with upcoming dividend information from the Nasdaq. This meshes metrics about companies with dividend growth history with upcoming dividend payments (and whether those payments are increasing). These companies all have a minimum 5-year dividend growth history.
This list is a trimmed down version only covering increases. A full upcoming dividend calendar is available here.
Why Should I Care? Dividend increases are one of the most outward signs by management as to how business is going. Dividend yields also don't live in isolation, share prices tend to follow increases as investors will move into a stock to claim the new payments. All else being equal, a 10% dividend hike should see approximately a 10% share price appreciation over time as the market adjusts to the higher payment. This produces a great flywheel effect whereby an investor can increase their income and see the face value of their investment increase.
Especially for retirees not receiving paychecks, dividend increases help cushion the never-ending force of inflation. As an added bonus, companies that grow their dividends by a rate greater than inflation can help investors improve their wealth over time.
What these lists provide is an opportunity for an investor to buy more shares prior to the dividend increase. An investor could start a position or increase their... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP 35.41   36.1 0.98 3.06 8.46
DUKE ENERGY 80.13   20.3 3.95 3.71 4.64
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 173.11   23.8 7.26 8.00 4.60
CARLISLE 104.40   10.5 9.98 4.80 4.35
COGENT COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 51.66   224.6 0.23 2.16 4.22
HELMERICH & PAYNE 66.41   16.0 4.14 2.84 4.10
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES 23.68   16.4 1.44 0.84 3.61
RYDER SYSTEM 67.34   4.6 14.65 2.16 3.24
JM SMUCKER 102.90   8.7 11.84 3.40 3.23
TARGET 83.36   14.6 5.72 2.56 2.98
OIL-DRI CORP OF AMERICA 29.50   26.8 1.10 0.96 2.86
CHEESECAKE FACTORY 50.32   16.9 2.97 1.32 2.59
ZIONS BANCORPORATION 48.17   14.9 3.24 1.20 2.49
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 74.72   14.7 5.07 1.76 2.39
HOME BANCSHARES 20.75   19.0 1.09 0.48 2.37
AQUA AMERICA 36.35   26.2 1.39 0.88 2.33
KROGER 27.36   6.2 4.39 0.56 2.06
AMERICAN STATES WATER 61.07   37.0 1.65 1.10 1.81
SOUTH STATE 76.84   21.9 3.51 1.40 1.79
RESMED 105.03   48.0 2.19 1.48 1.40
LINDSAY 95.76   47.6 2.01 1.24 1.31