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A dividend king is a company that has managed to reward shareholders with a dividend increase for at least 50 years in a row. This is no easy feat, as only 20 companies in the US have managed to achieve this regal status.
When I came up with the idea for the dividend king's list in 2010, there were only ten companies claiming this status. The prosperity of the 2010’s has led to an increase in... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
I ran my screen against the list of dividend champions from June 2018, in order to identify bargains. The list of dividend champions includes companies that have managed to increase dividends to shareholders for at least 25 years in a row. The dividend champions list is more comprehensive than the list of dividend aristocrats, which is why I prefer to use it for my investing process.
The... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
I review the list of dividend increases every week, as part of my monitoring process. This exercise is very helpful, as it allows me to view how the dividend is progressing relative the ten year average.
Dividend rates are set out by company’s boards of directors, after taking into consideration the outlook for the business environment, the needs of the business and the excess cashflow that is... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
As many of you know, the untimely death of David Fish left a void in many of us. His creation, the list of Dividend Champions, Contenders and Challengers provided an indispensable amount of information for dividend growth investors. It is unclear who will inherit those responsibilities. This was the best list for dividend investors, with a comprehensive number of companies and a wealth of data... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
For your reading enjoyment, I have highlighted several articles that the readers found of particular interest this month. I have included the article title, as well as a short description.
Four Cheap Consumer Staples For Dividend Investors
The consumer staples sector has been hated by investors over the past year or two. There are several headwinds that appear to have depressed the share prices... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
Last week, there were two notable dividend increases from companies I follow. Both companies are popular in the dividend investing community. I find those companies to illustrate very well the trade-off between dividend yield and dividend growth, as well as the principles of the three different phases of dividend growth.
The first company has a longer track record of annual dividend increases,... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
I am frequently asked by readers about resources I use. While I have discussed before the resources I use to monitor my holdings, and I have compiled before information on resources before, those lists are forever changing. As I have done this for over a decade, I continuously add, test and remove tools from my list. However, I also have to keep in mind the fact that this site is read by... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
As part of my monitoring process, I review the list of dividend increases every week. I usually focus on the dividend increases for companies with a status of a dividend contender. A dividend contender is a company which has managed to grow its dividend for at least ten years in a row.
After I come up with a list of companies, I do a brief review of the most recent dividend increase relative to... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
The dividend kings list includes the most elite dividend growth companies in the US. A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase its dividends to shareholders for at least 50 years in a row.
This is a testament to the endurance and resilience of those businesses over the past 50 years. This great track record make each dividend king an excellent case study on what makes for a... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.
Over the past week, there were two companies that raised dividends to shareholders. For my review, I included only those companies which have managed to grow dividends for at least a decade.
The next step involves reviewing the trends in fundamentals and dividends, in order to determine if they are sustainable. Last but not least, we also review valuations, in order to determine if the companies... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.