Published Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:31:46 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
Introduction I love dividend stocks, especially ones that grow their dividends year in and out. Using my technical chops, I've created a list of stocks that grow their dividends and happen to be increasing them next week.
This list is a trimmed down version only covering increases. A full upcoming dividend calendar is available here.
How It's Compiled 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.
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... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP||53.14||10.6||5.02||1.20||2.24|
|RITCHIE BROTHERS AUCTIONEERS||33.53||29.9||1.12||0.72||2.15|
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