Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks

10 Stocks With 45+ Years of Boring, Steady Annual Dividend Increases

Published Thu, 24 Jun 2010 04:36:00 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

We have all heard it… Stodgy, for old people, yawn, boring! These have all been used to describe dividend growth investing. As a dividend growth investor, I sometimes think our strategy is the most misunderstood. It seems everyone understands a trader's mentality as evidenced by the numerous comments on capital appreciation - “Why would you buy that stock? It has been flat for 2 years.” Most understand the income investors mentality as noted by comments like - “Why would you buy that stock when you can buy Amalgamated Risk and it pays a 9% dividend?” Both of these strategies can be successful, as can a dividend growth strategy. Periodically, it is good to remind ourselves why we are dividend growth investors. Dividends Provide Investment Stability In a troubled market, dividend growth stocks provide a degree of stability to your portfolio. While everyone else is panicked about their portfolio’s decline, dividend investors see a downturn as an incredible buying opportunity. Many are now referring to the last 10 years as the lost decade. It was only lost if you were focusing on capital appreciation. Investors in dividend growth stocks continued to see their income grow over the decade.... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
3M 170.58   20.6 8.28 5.76 3.41
GENUINE PARTS 97.52   18.1 5.38 3.05 3.14
EMERSON ELECTRIC 64.71   18.4 3.52 1.96 3.02
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 130.43   21.6 6.03 3.80 2.93
DIEBOLD 13.44   0.0 -6.81 0.00 2.87
PROCTER & GAMBLE 122.77   90.3 1.36 2.98 2.49
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 72.29   27.5 2.63 1.72 2.38
DOVER 99.67   24.4 4.08 1.96 2.02
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 113.24   15.3 7.41 2.24 2.00

3M - MMM
3M - MMM  

Older articles featuring 3m (MMM):
10 Dividend Growth Stocks For December 2020
High Dividend Yield Stock Watchlist For December 2020
Nicholas Ward's Dividend Growth Portfolio: November 2020 Review
2 Ultra Safe Dividend Blue Chips For A Rich Retirement
6 Wonderful Black Friday Dividend Aristocrat Deals
The Retiree's Dividend Portfolio - Jane's October Update: Time To Take Some Gains
Dividend Champion And Contender Highlights: Week Of November 15
3M Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
15 High-Yield/Low Volatility Blue Chips For The Ultimate Crash-Proof Retirement Portfolio
The Retiree's Dividend Portfolio - Jane's September Update: Record Income For The Traditional IRA