Thursday, May 6, 2021

Dividend Increase #44 of 2021 - UGI Corporation (UGI)

 


 

Wednesday, May 5th the Board of Directors of UGI Corporation (UGI) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.33 to $ 0.345 per share that’s payable July 1, 2021 to holders of record June 15, 2021. This represents a 4.55% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

“We are pleased to mark the 34th consecutive year of increasing UGI’s dividend,” said John L. Walsh, President and Chief Executive Officer of UGI. “UGI has a strong legacy of growing earnings and cash flow throughout different economic cycles and conditions, and consistently creating value for its shareholders. This consistency demonstrates the resiliency of our businesses and the confidence we have in our future outlook. Over the past five years, UGI’s dividend has a compound annual growth rate of 7.8%, well above our 4% commitment to shareholders.”

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Week in Review 17/21

 


 

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Dividend Increase #41 of 2021 - Chevron Corporation (CVX)

 


 

Wednesday, April 28th the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation (CVX) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.29 to $ 1.34 per share that’s payable June 10, 2021 to holders of record May 19, 2021. This represents a 3.88% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This increase puts Chevron on track to make 2021 the 34th consecutive year with an increase in annual dividend payout per share.

 

With current price $ 106.90 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.01%.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Dividend Increase #40 of 2021 - Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX)

 


Yesterday, April 26th the Board of Directors of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.475 to $ 0.51 per share that’s payable June 17, 2021 to holders of record May 21, 2021. This represents a 7.37% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

"The increase in our dividend reflects our long-standing commitment to deliver consistent and growing cash returns to shareowners," said Raytheon Technologies chief executive officer Greg Hayes. "The outlook for our company is positive and we remain on track to return $18 to $20 billion to shareowners in the four years following the merger."

 

RTX, formerly United Technologies Corporation, has paid cash dividends on its common stock every year since 1936.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Week in Review 16/21

 


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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Dividend Increase #38 of 2021 - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

 


Tuesday, April 20th the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.01 to $ 1.06 per share that’s payable June 8, 2021 to holders of record May 25, 2021. This represents a 4.95% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

“Despite a year of unprecedented disruption, Johnson & Johnson remained committed to its established financial principles that strengthen our ability to drive long-term value for stakeholders. In recognition of our notable 2020 results, strong financial position and confidence in the future of Johnson & Johnson, the Board of Directors has voted to increase the quarterly dividend for the 59th consecutive year,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

 

With current price $ 166.48 (Yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.55%.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Week in Review 15/21

 



 

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Dividend Income - March 2021

 


 

The first quarter of the year is over and it's time to report my dividend income. In March 2021 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

 

 

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Week in Review 14/21

 


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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Week in Review 13/21

 


 

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Recent Buy - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

 

Monday, March 29th, I bought 10 shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) at $ 284.82 per share plus commission.

 


Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, we provide essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. We are also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. Air Products develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas projects, including gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals.

Looking into the future, Air Products sees significant opportunities in gasification, carbon capture and hydrogen for energy to help solve the world’s urgent sustainability challenges. Gasification enables an environmentally friendly way to use plentiful, lower value feedstocks. We see significant opportunities to capture the concentrated CO2 stream from gasifiers and hydrogen plants. Air Products is a leader in hydrogen fueling systems and infrastructure, and the company sees great potential in the years ahead to extend its leadership.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Week in Review 12/21

 


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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Week in Review 11/21

 


 

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Dividend Income - February 2021

 

 


The second month of 2021 is over and it is time to report my dividend income. In February 2021 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Dividend Increase #34 & #35 of 2021 - QCOM & WPC

 


 

Wednesday, March 10th the Board of Directors of Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.65 to $ 0.68 per share and will be effective for quarterly dividends payable after March 25, 2021. This represents a 4.62% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated, said, "We are pleased to announce an increase in our quarterly dividend, reflecting our strong financial performance and continued commitment to returning capital to stockholders."

 

With current price $ 131.64 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.07%.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Week in Review 10/21


 


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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Dividend Increase #33 of 2021 - General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

 


Wednesday, March 3rd the Board of Directors of General Dynamics Corporation (GD) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.10 to $ 1.19 per share that’s payable May 7, 2021 to holders of record April 9, 2021. This represents an 8.18% increase over the last quarterly dividend and this is the 24th consecutive annual dividend increase authorized by the General Dynamics board.

 

With current price $ 169.57 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.81%.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Week in Review 9/21



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Friday, March 5, 2021

Dividend Increase #32 of 2021 - Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

 

 

Thursday, February 25th the Board of Directors of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.12 to $ 1.16 per share that’s payable March 31, 2021 to holders of record March 15, 2021. This represents a 3.57% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

"Our board of directors has approved a 4% increase in our quarterly common stock cash dividend to $1.16 per share, reflecting confidence in the underlying strength of our business as well as the strength of the recurring cash flows that support a steadily growing and well covered dividend, while retaining capital to fund future growth opportunities," commented Andrew P. Power, Chief Financial Officer.  "This marks the 16th consecutive year we have grown our dividend, and we are pleased to be among a select group of REITs to have raised the dividend each and every year since our initial public offering in 2004."

 

With current price $ 129.00 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.60%.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Dividend Increase #29 & #30 of 2021 - HD & ETN

 


Tuesday, February 23rd the Board of Directors of The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.50 to $ 1.65 per share that’s payable March 25, 2021 to holders of record March 11, 2021. This represents a 10% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This is the 136th consecutive quarter the Company has paid a cash dividend.

 

With current price $ 261.68 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.52%.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Week in Review 8/21


 

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dividend Increase #27 & #28 of 2021 - TRP & MGA

 


Thursday, February 18th the Board of Directors of TC Energy Corporation (TRP) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.81 to CA$ 0.87 per share that’s payable April 30, 2021 to holders of record March 30, 2021. This represents a 7.41% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price CA$ 56.16 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 6.20%.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Dividend Increase #25 & #26 of 2021 - KO & NTR

 


Thursday, February 18th the Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.41 to $ 0.42 per share that’s payable April 1, 2021 to holders of record March 15, 2021. This represents a 2.44% increase over the last quarter dividend. This was the company’s 59th consecutive annual dividend increase.

 

The company returned $7 billion in dividends to shareowners in 2020, bringing the total amount given back to shareowners through dividends since Jan. 1, 2010, to $61.9 billion.

 

With current price $ 50.63 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.32%.

 

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Week in Review 7/21

 


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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Dividend Income - January 2021

 


The first month of 2021 is over and it is time to report my dividend income. In January 2021 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Dividend Increase #22 & #23 of 2021 - UPS & PEP

 


Wednesday, February 10th the Board of Directors of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.01 to $ 1.02 per share that’s payable March 10, 2021 to holders of record February 22, 2021. This represents a 0.99% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

Commitment to the dividend is one of UPS’s core principles and a hallmark of the company’s financial strength. UPS has either maintained or increased its dividend each year since going public in 1999.

 

With current price $ 163.39 (Friday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.50%.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Week in Review 6/21

 


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Friday, February 12, 2021

Dividend Increase #20 & #21 of 2021 - TROW & CSCO

 


Tuesday, February 9th the Board of Directors of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.9 to $ 1.08 per share that’s payable March 30, 2021 to holders of record March 16, 2021. This represents a 20% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This will mark the 35th consecutive year since the firm's initial public offering that the company will have increased its regular annual dividend.

 

With current price $ 163.20 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.65%.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Dividend Increase #18 of 2021 - Avista Corporation (AVA)



Thursday, February 4th the Board of Directors of Avista Corp.’s (AVA) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.4050 to $ 0.4225 per share that’s payable March 15, 2021 to holders of record February 19, 2021. This represents a 4.32% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

“The dividend increase approved by the board of directors marks the nineteenth consecutive year the board has raised the dividend for our shareholders. I believe it demonstrates the board’s commitment to maximizing shareholder value,” said Avista President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Vermillion.

 

With current price $ 39.26 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.30%.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Dividend Increase #17 of 2021 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU)

 


Thursday, February 4th the Board of Directors of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.10 to $ 1.15 per share that’s payable March 11, 2021 to holders of record February 16, 2021. This represents a 4.55% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

In addition, the Company’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of its outstanding Common Stock during the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

 

With current price $ 81.43 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.65%.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Dividend Increase #16 of 2021 - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

 


Thursday, February 4th the Board of Directors of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.68 to $ 0.71 per share that’s payable March 30, 2021 to holders of record March 15, 2021. This represents a 4.41% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price $ 67.97 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.18%.

 

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Week in Review 5/21


 

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Dividend Increase #14 & #15 of 2021 - BCE & BEP

 


Thursday, February 4th the Board of Directors of BCE Inc. (BCE) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.8325 to CA$ 0.875 per share that’s payable April 15, 2021 to holders of record March 15, 2021. This represents a 5.11% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

"Today, BCE is proud to announce a significant acceleration in network capital investment to support Canada's recovery from the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 alongside a 5.1% increase in our common share dividend. These initiatives reflect our commitment to lead the buildout of Canada's next-generation digital infrastructure while also delivering increased dividend returns to the shareholders who have invested in Bell's strategy of broadband innovation and growth," said Mirko Bibic, President and CEO of BCE and Bell Canada.

 

With current price CA$ 56.05 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 6.24%.

 

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Dividend Increase #13 of 2021 - Unilever PLC (UNA.AS)

 


Thursday, February 4th the Board of Directors of Unilever PLC (UNA.AS) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from € 0.4104 to € 0.4268 per share that’s payable March 17, 2021 to holders of record February 26, 2021. This represents a 4.0% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price € 48.14 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.55%.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Dividend Increase #10 & #11 of 2021 - MMM & BIP

 
 


Tuesday, February 2nd the Board of Directors of 3M Company (MMM) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.47 to $ 1.48 per share that’s payable March 12, 2021 to holders of record February 12, 2021. This represents a 0.68% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This marks the 63rd consecutive year 3M has increased its dividend. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 100 years. As of December 31, 2020, 3M had 577,749,638 common shares outstanding.

 

With current price $ 175.02 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.38%.

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Week in Review 4/21

 


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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Dividend Increase #5 of 2021 - Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

 


Yesterday, January 26th the Board of Directors of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.36 to $ 0.37 per share that’s payable March 2, 2021 to holders of record February 9, 2021. This represents a 2.78% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This is ADM’s 357th consecutive quarterly payment, a record of 89 years of uninterrupted dividends. As of Dec. 31, 2020, there were 556,104,261 shares of ADM common stock outstanding.

 

With current price $ 52.18 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.76%.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Dividend Increase #4 of 2021 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

 


Yesterday, January 25th the Board of Directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.07 to $ 1.14 per share that’s payable April 5, 2021 to holders of record March 5, 2021. This represents a 6.54% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This is the 49th consecutive annual increase in the dividend. The Board also authorized a new $5 billion share repurchase program which supplements the current $5 billion authorization that is expected to be completed later in 2021.  These actions reflect the company's strong cash flow and growth prospects along with an ongoing commitment to return cash to shareholders.

 

With current price $ 136.51 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.34%.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Week in Review 3/21

 


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Friday, January 22, 2021

Dividend Increase #1 & #2 of 2021 - WEC & INTC

 


Yesterday, January 22nd the Board of Directors of WEC Energy Group (WEC) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.6326 to $ 0.6775 per share that’s payable March 1, 2021 to holders of record February 14, 2021. This represents a 7.1% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

"With today's action by our board, 2021 will be the eighteenth consecutive year of dividend increases for our stockholders," said Gale Klappa, executive chairman. "We continue to target a dividend payout of 65 to 70 percent of earnings."

 

With current price $ 87.83 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.09%.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Week in Review 2/21

 


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Friday, January 15, 2021

Dividend Increase #1 of 2021 - Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX: CU)

 


Yesterday, January 14 the Board of Directors of Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX: CU) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.4354 to CA$ 0.4398 per share that’s payable March 1, 2021 to holders of record February 4, 2021. This represents a 1.0% increase over last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price CA$ 31.49 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.59%.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Dividend Income - December & Full Year 2020, Goals for the year 2021

 
 


December, the last month of the year and the year has passed, and it’s time to declare my dividend income and see how the whole year went. Dividend income for the last month of the year was as follows:

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Week in Review 1/21

 


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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Week in Review 53/20

 


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