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Top Dividend Growth Stocks By Sector

Published Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:16:39 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Last Saturday, I published the September edition of my 10 Dividend Growth Stocks series. The top-ranked stock this month is Comcast (CMCSA), one of five Consumer Discretionary sector stocks in the 10 top-ranked stocks.
I rank a selection of the CCC stocks every month and present 10 stocks worthy of consideration. This month I ranked 240 CCC stocks, significantly more than I usually do. The ranking process is quite involved, as I manually collect data from several sources. Prior to this month's ranking of 240 CCC stocks, I've limited the number to about 50 stocks at a time.
One advantage of ranking so many stocks is that I can review the top-ranked stocks by sector. Dividend growth investors should find these sector-based lists informative, especially for purposes of diversification.
Recap of Ranking Process Details on the composition of the 240 CCC stocks can be found in the linked article above. In essence, the list contains quality dividend growth stocks with established track records of paying and regularly increasing dividends.
Overwhelmingly, the stocks are dividend growth stocks with at least 10 consecutive years of dividend increases and have market caps of at least $1 billion. Most of the stocks have current yields of at least 1%, although I gave a free pass to a few dividend growth stocks in my DivGro portfolio that yield less than 1%.
Collectively, the 240 stocks have returned 17.4% over the last year and have outperformed the S&P 500 by... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 19.06   43.3 0.44 1.42 7.57
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS 36.11   25.8 1.40 2.64 7.47
AT&T 30.79   10.7 2.87 2.04 6.36
ALTRIA GROUP 54.71   14.9 3.68 3.20 5.86
VENTAS 59.52   52.7 1.13 3.17 5.49
WP CAREY & CO 78.13   23.4 3.34 4.13 5.41
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM 62.00   11.5 5.39 3.12 4.95
ONEOK 70.03   25.3 2.77 3.46 4.92
DOMINION RESOURCES 76.29   20.4 3.73 3.67 4.91
LAZARD 37.59   9.3 4.05 1.76 4.76
IBM 139.95   14.8 9.48 6.28 4.52
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES 90.59   7.6 11.97 4.00 4.35
CARDINAL HEALTH 46.58   0.0 -0.08 1.91 4.21
VERIZON COMM 57.08   14.7 3.88 2.41 4.13
REALTY INCOME 69.92   55.5 1.26 2.71 3.99
EXXON MOBIL 81.76   16.8 4.88 3.28 3.96
VALERO ENERGY 87.73   12.0 7.30 3.60 3.95
NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES 52.34   31.3 1.67 2.00 3.94
CHEVRON 118.28   15.3 7.74 4.76 3.90
CVS CAREMARK 52.93   0.0 -0.55 2.00 3.81
PUBLIC STORAGE 218.22   25.6 8.54 8.00 3.73
PFIZER 39.37   21.2 1.86 1.44 3.69
DIGITAL REALTY 119.26   97.8 1.22 4.32 3.62
CONSOLIDATED EDISON 84.32   19.1 4.41 2.96 3.53
AMGEN 178.30   14.2 12.60 5.80 3.29
PHILLIPS 66 94.28   7.9 11.91 3.20 3.29
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 42.78   13.4 3.20 1.40 3.28
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 53.47   10.0 5.32 1.76 3.25
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 84.02   21.5 3.90 2.68 3.23
MDU RESOURCES GROUP 25.61   18.4 1.39 0.81 3.19
OMNICOM GROUP 79.96   13.6 5.86 2.60 3.18
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST 133.12   41.9 3.18 4.08 3.15
TARGET 82.88   15.0 5.51 2.56 3.12
WISCONSIN ENERGY 77.05   23.0 3.35 2.36 3.09
EVERSOURCE ENERGY 70.86   21.8 3.25 2.14 3.06
FRANKLIN RESOURCES 35.67   11.8 3.03 1.04 2.97
XCEL ENERGY 55.41   22.4 2.47 1.62 2.96
PEPSICO 126.92   14.3 8.86 3.71 2.93
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP 109.76   15.1 7.25 3.04 2.85
NUCOR 58.32   7.3 7.96 1.60 2.81
PROCTER & GAMBLE 103.69   24.7 4.20 2.98 2.81
JM SMUCKER 122.36   22.1 5.54 3.40 2.80
LOCKHEED MARTIN 330.12   16.9 19.57 8.80 2.79
CUMMINS 166.17   12.6 13.19 4.56 2.75
PAYCHEX 83.48   29.3 2.85 2.24 2.74
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 118.43   21.5 5.51 3.08 2.68
HOME DEPOT 206.72   21.2 9.73 5.44 2.66
NEXTERA ENERGY 190.06   31.5 6.04 5.00 2.63
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 139.20   25.8 5.40 3.60 2.61
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 156.81   20.6 7.60 4.00 2.54
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 144.00   10.1 14.20 3.60 2.52
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS 94.76   18.2 5.22 2.12 2.49
CISCO SYSTEMS 56.88   20.5 2.77 1.40 2.48
MEDTRONIC 85.64   23.7 3.62 2.00 2.38
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS 199.42   26.0 7.66 4.64 2.36
GENERAL DYNAMICS 180.73   16.2 11.19 4.08 2.30
AMERISOURCEBERGEN 74.09   13.6 5.45 1.60 2.25
TRAVELERS 139.18   14.1 9.85 3.28 2.25
AFLAC 48.89   13.0 3.76 1.08 2.22
KROGER 25.57   6.9 3.70 0.56 2.20
BOEING 375.46   21.0 17.88 8.22 2.19
INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES 136.29   32.9 4.14 2.92 2.16
ATMOS ENERGY 100.09   25.2 3.97 2.10 2.12
CHUBB 140.55   16.6 8.46 2.92 2.12
EVERCORE PARTNERS 94.09   11.2 8.37 2.00 2.12
HORMEL FOODS 39.81   22.8 1.75 0.84 2.08
RAYTHEON 185.45   18.3 10.15 3.77 2.07
WAL-MART STORES 103.53   45.4 2.28 2.12 2.07
TELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS 31.82   27.2 1.17 0.66 2.02
BANK OF AMERICA 30.02   11.2 2.69 0.60 2.00
COMCAST 41.85   16.6 2.52 0.84 2.00
PRAXAIR 165.49   34.5 4.80 3.30 2.00
UNION PACIFIC 176.84   21.6 8.18 3.52 1.98
UGI 53.77   22.7 2.37 1.04 1.97
ADP 163.50   39.7 4.12 3.16 1.95
AMERICAN TOWER 193.23   69.8 2.77 3.60 1.87
ALBEMARLE 76.80   12.2 6.32 1.47 1.79
ORACLE 55.18   20.0 2.76 0.96 1.76
NORTHROP GRUMMAN 280.00   16.7 16.74 4.80 1.70
LOWES COMPANIES 113.97   40.7 2.80 1.92 1.69
ACCENTURE 180.81   26.3 6.87 2.92 1.64
PPG INDUSTRIES 116.64   21.4 5.45 1.92 1.64
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 230.35   17.9 12.88 3.60 1.59
AO SMITH 56.23   21.8 2.58 0.88 1.57
MICROSOFT 125.01   29.0 4.31 1.84 1.49
SILGAN 29.67   14.8 2.01 0.44 1.47
APPLE 207.16   17.0 12.16 2.92 1.43
TJX 55.42   22.7 2.44 0.92 1.43
WALT DISNEY 135.10   18.5 7.31 1.76 1.34
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL 73.72   9.7 7.62 1.00 1.34
FEDEX 197.86   14.6 13.56 2.60 1.33
CHURCH & DWIGHT 73.28   32.3 2.27 0.91 1.23
STRYKER 185.04   20.0 9.27 2.08 1.14
ROSS STORES 98.56   23.1 4.26 1.02 1.04
ECOLAB 184.54   37.9 4.87 1.84 1.01
NIKE 88.39   34.5 2.56 0.88 1.01
NVIDIA 191.17   28.8 6.63 0.64 0.34

TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS - SKT
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