Tuesday, May 23, 2017

8 Dividend Increases: May 15-19, 2017


Companies can only increase their dividends regularly if they sufficiently grow earnings.
I like monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks because I consider such stocks to be candidates for further analysis.

Recently, 8 companies on my watch list announced dividend increases, including 2 of my DivGro holdings.


Four of the stocks announced double-digit percentage increases.

The top increase is from Keycorp (KEY) with an increase of 11.76%. The stock now yields 2.14% and its 5-year dividend growth rate is an impressive 27%!

One of my stocks, Northrop Grumman (NOC), announced an 11.11% increase. NOC now yields 1.60% and its 5-year dividend growth rate is a respectable 12.7%.

To see this week's dividend increases, please read this article at Seeking Alpha.

Please feel free to leave comments on this article either at Seeking Alpha or here, on my blog. I'll do my best to respond to each comment as quickly as possible.

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