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3 Upcoming Dividend Increases

Published Thu, 28 Mar 2019 22:42:56 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Introduction I'm a huge fan of dividend growth stocks and hope you are too. If you do, you are in the right place! I've compiled a list of stocks that are increasing their dividends next week. This gives investors an opportunity to start or add to a position to capture an upcoming payment. This can be especially important for retirees who live on dividend checks.
This list is a trimmed-down version only covering dividend increases. A full upcoming dividend calendar is always available here. If you know how this was built and the caveats, feel free to jump down to the lists themselves.
How It's Assembled
The information presented below was created by combining the "U.S. Dividend Champion" spreadsheet hosted here, with upcoming dividend information from 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 five-year dividend growth history.
What Is the Ex-Dividend Date?
The "ex-dividend" date is the day you are no longer entitled to the dividend or distribution. You need to have made your purchase by the preceding business day. If the date is a Tuesday, you need to have purchased (or already owned) shares by market close on Monday. Be aware that for any stock going ex-dividend on a Monday (or Tuesday, if Monday may be a holiday), you must own it by the prior Friday.
Dividend Streak Categories
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
CISCO SYSTEMS 49.93   19.2 2.60 1.40 2.85
COMCAST 46.97   17.9 2.62 0.84 1.81
TORCHMARK 88.10   13.9 6.32 0.69 0.80


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