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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 35.23   60.7 0.58 3.11 8.92
COGENT COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 48.50   147.0 0.33 2.24 4.73
HELMERICH & PAYNE 60.80   13.9 4.37 2.84 4.73
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 184.06   24.8 7.41 8.00 4.27
RYDER SYSTEM 49.61   3.3 15.22 2.16 4.23
DUKE ENERGY 90.90   22.2 4.10 3.71 4.09
TARGET 66.68   11.1 6.01 2.56 3.83
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES 23.70   15.1 1.57 0.84 3.51
OIL-DRI CORP OF AMERICA 27.34   33.8 0.81 0.96 3.49
JM SMUCKER 100.88   8.6 11.79 3.40 3.46
CHEESECAKE FACTORY 45.83   15.2 3.02 1.32 2.91
ZIONS BANCORPORATION 42.50   11.9 3.56 1.20 2.76
HOME BANCSHARES 17.62   12.2 1.45 0.48 2.75
AQUA AMERICA 35.35   25.2 1.40 0.88 2.49
SOUTH STATE 63.32   17.6 3.60 1.44 2.23
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 82.32   16.2 5.07 1.76 2.15
KROGER 29.76   6.9 4.34 0.56 1.92
AMERICAN STATES WATER 67.08   39.5 1.70 1.10 1.62
CARLISLE 99.94   9.8 10.25 1.60 1.59
RESMED 115.33   49.7 2.32 1.48 1.30
LINDSAY 98.09   52.2 1.88 1.24 1.29

SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP - SEP
SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP - SEP  


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