Published Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:04:59 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
All stocks have at least five fiscal years of dividend growth history and come from the U.S. Dividend Champions List.
21 increases for next week (up from 3 last week).
An average increase of 7.94% and median increase of 6.56%.
Coronavirus fears continue to drive valuations down and yields up.
This article series is designed to keep investors informed of upcoming dividend increases. For dividend growth investors, this can be an opportunity to start or add to positions prior to a new increased payout. This can be especially important for retirees who live on dividend checks.
The lists I've compiled provide various stats for the stocks that are increasing their dividends next week.
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 Champions" 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.
As a point of clarification, companies are included that may not raise their dividend every calendar year, but the total annual dividend received will still be higher each year. One such example is Bank of America (BAC).
In the table here on SA, the annual dividend payout received by a shareholder increased for each year in this time frame. Thus, it is eligible for inclusion in the "CCC" list.
That said, it did pay out the same amount for eight quarters in a row, but again, the total annual amount increased each year.
United Technologies (UTX) is another example.
What Is The Ex-Dividend Date?
The "ex-dividend" date... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS||82.87||23.1||3.59||4.20||5.14|
|WP CAREY & CO||88.72||31.4||2.83||4.14||4.73|
|RYMAN HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES||81.48||16.1||5.05||3.60||4.46|
|FIFTH THIRD BANCORP||28.03||9.5||2.94||0.96||3.44|
|CAMDEN PROPERTY TRUST||108.97||66.4||1.64||3.20||2.91|
|ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST||324.02||52.2||6.21||7.80||2.43|
|FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALTY TRUST||39.03||34.2||1.14||0.92||2.39|
|AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS||220.67||28.6||7.72||4.64||2.17|
|WILLIS TOWERS WATSON||194.69||30.0||6.48||2.60||1.37|
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