Published Thu, 28 Feb 2019 02:22:53 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
March is a great month. Spring training is starting, the weather is starting to warm up, it is the first large dividend-paying month of the year, and it is one of the Diplomats' birthdays. From an investing standpoint and dividend increase standpoint, 2019 has been an interesting one. Dividend growth has slowed compared to last year for many companies while the stock market continues to rally. Each day is an exciting new day in the marketplace. It is now time for the next installment of our monthly series, summarizing the previous month's dividend increases and anticipating the dividend increases in the months to come. Here is our list of expected dividend increases in March!
Actual Dividend Increases in February 2019 Before looking ahead, I always like to review the companies that announced a dividend increase in the previous month. It is a great way for me to see if the companies I highlighted in the previous month's article delivered and to even summarize companies that I did not, but should have, included in the article. ("Bonus" companies). Let's see the results!
Company #1: Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE: ADM) - This was actually the first dividend increase I received during the month. ADM increased their dividend 4.48% this month. This was slightly lower, but in line with the company's previous increases. Their news release cited some pretty cool facts about the longevity of the company's dividend. This was the 349th consecutive quarterly dividend payment, which is over... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE||109.52||19.9||5.51||3.84||3.46|
|T. ROWE PRICE GROUP||102.44||14.1||7.25||3.04||2.76|
Older articles featuring Kraft Heinz (KHC):Your 55 March Quarter NASDAQ Dividend Dogs By Yield, Upside And Net Gains
Hanes Brand Inc. - An Acquisition And Dividend Increase Are Unlikely In 2019
Dividends By The Numbers In February 2019
Dividend Aristocrat Performance: February 2019
Dividend Champions For March 2019
Kraft Heinz Co: How Safe is Your Retirement Income From a Dividend Cut?
Reasons Why I Don't Invest In Kraft Heinz Or Anheuser-Busch For My Dividend Growth Portfolio
5 Safe And Cheap Dividend Stocks To Invest This Month (Retirement Series)
The Kraft Heinz Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 Per Share
Parking Cash In The Large Cap 5% Dividend Club