In this article, I summarize the dividend increases announced in the fourth quarter of 2019 (Q4 2019) as covered in my weekly Dividend Increases article series. These articles cover dividend increases announced for dividend growth stocks in the Dividend Champions List (CCC list). In preparing for this article, I excludedRead More →

Monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list helps me identify candidates for further analysis. Companies that regularly raise dividends show confidence in the potential growth of future earnings. The Dividend Champions List [CCC list] is my primary watch list. In the past week, 19 companies in the CCCRead More →

Thanksgiving is behind us, and the next batch of holidays are quickly approaching. Man, this calendar is turning too fast. Now that it is December, it is time for the next installment of our “Expected Dividend Increases” monthly series. Each month, we predict the companies that are expected to announceRead More →

It is time for the next installment of our “Expected Dividend Increases” monthly series. Each month, we predict the companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase in the coming month. Let’s review the expected dividend increase in November 2019! Before we jump into the companies, we should explainRead More →

Monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list helps me identify candidates for further analysis. Companies can only raise their dividends regularly and sustainably if they grow earnings sufficiently I use the CCC List as a starting point and apply the following screens: Dividend Yield ≥ 1.0% Market capRead More →

I monitor dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks to identify candidates for further analysis. Companies can only increase their dividends regularly and sustainably if they grow earnings sufficiently. I look for dividend increase announcements for stocks in the CCC List, but I use severalRead More →

One way to identify dividend growth stocks for further analysis is to monitor dividend increases. Companies can only raise their dividends regularly and sustainably if they grow earnings sufficiently. The CCC List provides a good starting point, but I limit the number of stocks to monitor by applying the followingRead More →

One excellent, if underappreciated, way to generate income off of your portfolio is by investing in preferred stocks. This is something of a mix between debt and equity that often has a higher yield than either. Admittedly though, not all companies issue preferred stocks as most issues come from financials,Read More →

I monitor dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks to identify candidates for further analysis. Companies can only raise their dividends regularly and sustainably if they grow earnings sufficiently. The CCC List provides a good starting point, but I limit the number of stocks toRead More →