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Expected Dividend Increases In December 2018

Published Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:04:00 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Thanksgiving is over, the first major snow has hit our hometown, and look out, our Cleveland Browns have finally won back-to-back football games! Now that the calendar is set to turn and we enter the most exciting dividend month of the year, you know what that means? It is time for the next installment of one of our longest running blog post series. Each month, we do our best to highlight as many companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase that month. Since we love dividend increases and follow them so closely, we love trying to share the news with you! We can't include them all, but we try to hit the major ones. It is time, for the last time in 2018. Here is our listing of expected dividend increases in December!
Actual Dividend Increases in November 2018 Before looking ahead, I always like to review the actual results from the prior month. After all, what fun would it be if we didn't follow-up on the results? We predicted 7 companies would increase their dividend in November. A few of them could either not be announced since the companies announced a dividend increase earlier in the year ahead of schedule or announce either in the final week of November or early December. Let's see the results!
Company #1: Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq: SBUX) - At the time this article was finalized, SBUX had not announced their dividend increase. However, we will keep you updated and edit the article if there is an announcement after the post is published!... Read more

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AT&T 32.27   12.0 2.68 2.04 6.32
PFIZER 41.95   21.5 1.95 1.44 3.43
BOEING 354.90   20.3 17.48 8.22 2.33
HORMEL FOODS 40.27   22.0 1.83 0.84 2.13
SYSCO 75.05   24.8 3.02 1.56 2.07
ABM INDUSTRIES 37.10   29.7 1.25 0.72 1.89
STARBUCKS 76.15   33.0 2.31 1.44 1.86
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 76.98   52.0 1.48 1.28 1.68
MCCORMICK 155.19   31.4 4.94 2.28 1.47
BECTON DICKINSON 235.19   69.8 3.37 3.08 1.31
WALT DISNEY 132.79   14.9 8.91 1.76 1.31
NIKE 82.16   32.1 2.56 0.88 1.06