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Dividend Champions For March 2019

Published Fri, 01 Mar 2019 06:26:47 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

About the Dividend Champions List
The Dividend Champions list is a monthly publication tracking companies with a history of consistently increasing their dividends. Wider in scope than the well-known S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats and Nasdaq Dividend Achievers, the Dividend Champions covers all companies listed on exchanges in the United States. In order to be included in the list, the annual split-adjusted dividend payout of a company (based on calendar year) must be consistently increasing. The Dividend Champions list is separated into three categories based on how long companies have maintained the streak of annually increasing dividends: Champions (25 or more years), Contenders (10 to 24 years), and Challengers (5 to 9 years). The Dividend Champions list was created by David Fish in 2007 and is currently maintained by Justin Law. The Dividend Champions list may be obtained for free for personal, non-commercial use from the DRIP Investing Resource Center. Data in the Dividend Champions list is provided "as is" with no guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness.
Spring is Just Around the Corner, and Dividends are Growing
136 companies declared higher dividends in the past month, with an average increase of 9.45% over their previous payouts. The latest version of the CCC List is available at the DRIP Investing website and is also attached here.
The CCC universe has increased to 867 companies. The average dividend streak remains steady at 14.2 years. The... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
WESTERN GAS PARTNERS 24.62   15.5 1.59 2.47 9.98
KRAFT HEINZ 29.03   0.0 0.00 1.60 5.52
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP 155.27   20.8 7.48 8.40 5.21
RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVESTMENTS 18.42   46.0 0.40 0.79 4.25
CENTERPOINT ENERGY 29.88   26.2 1.14 1.15 3.92
OMNICOM GROUP 80.81   13.6 5.94 2.60 3.17
MARINE PRODUCTS 15.84   18.9 0.84 0.48 3.14
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 122.56   22.4 5.47 3.84 3.14
FIRST INTERSTATE BANCSYSTEM 40.52   15.2 2.66 1.24 3.10
BLACKROCK 434.75   16.5 26.34 13.20 3.08
BERKSHIRE HILLS BANCORP 31.56   15.5 2.04 0.92 2.99
COHEN & STEERS 54.76   21.7 2.52 1.44 2.73
VECTREN 72.38   30.4 2.38 1.92 2.66
DOUGLAS DYNAMICS 43.92   20.4 2.15 1.09 2.55
UNITIL 60.95   20.4 2.98 1.48 2.47
ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST 324.02   52.2 6.21 7.80 2.43
INTEL 53.01   12.4 4.29 1.26 2.43
HOME DEPOT 233.80   23.3 10.04 5.44 2.33
ELI LILLY 111.47   14.0 7.97 2.58 2.32
NEXTERA ENERGY 220.74   31.7 6.96 5.00 2.29
WENDY'S 19.65   10.0 1.96 0.40 2.03
STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS 50.39   22.8 2.21 0.92 1.83
PRIMERICA 122.50   15.2 8.04 1.36 1.12
MOODY'S 212.98   33.1 6.43 2.00 0.95
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD 55.45   25.3 2.19 0.37 0.66
WOODWARD 107.80   26.0 4.15 0.65 0.61

WESTERN GAS PARTNERS - WES
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