Published Thu, 05 Nov 2020 23:32:10 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
Seeking AlphaDividend Quick Picks17 Upcoming Dividend IncreasesNov. 5, 2020 11:32 PM ET|| Includes: AEP, CGNX, CTO, CVGW, DRE, GRC, HOMB, HON, MSEX, MWA, OSK, SBUX, SHEN, SIGI, SXI, V, WSTby: Dividend DerekDividend Derek Wheel of FortuneOne-Stop Shop For Ideas & Portfolios, Covering All Asset-Classes & SectorsSummaryAll stocks have at least five fiscal years of dividend growth history and come from the U.S. Dividend Champions List.
An average increase of 16.2% and a median increase of 7.7%.
Seventeen increases for next week, up from four last week.
I've designed this article series to keep investors informed of upcoming dividend increases. Any company can increase its dividend, but these companies have a history of annual increases. For dividend growth investors, this can be an opportunity to start or add to positions before a new increased payout. Dividend increase notifications can be especially important for retirees who live on dividend checks. Many companies have also halted or cut their dividends during the pandemic, so receiving increasing income is very reassuring.
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.
How It's Assembled
I created the information below 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 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, a shareholder's annual dividend... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER||92.02||23.0||4.00||2.68||2.94|
|MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS||11.01||35.5||0.31||0.21||1.96|
|SELECTIVE INSURANCE GROUP||75.67||19.3||3.92||0.80||1.07|
|WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES||146.09||48.2||3.03||0.60||0.43|
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