Thursday, September 29, 2022

Dividend Increase - Fortis Inc. (TSE: FTS)

 

 


Wednesday, September 28th the Board of Directors of Fortis Inc. (TSE: FTS) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from C$ 0.535 to C$ 0.565 per share that’s payable December 1, 2022 to holders of record November 17, 2022. This represents a 5.61% increase over the last quarterly dividend. That announcement marks 49 consecutive years of dividend increases.

 

With current price $ 54.72 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.13%.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Week in Review 38/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Dividend Income - August 2022

 


 

Summer is over and so is August, autumn has begun and it's time to report my dividend income. In August 2022, the dividend income of my portfolio was as follows:

 

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Dividend Increase - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

 


 

Thursday, September 15th the Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.15 to $ 1.24 per share that’s payable November 15, 2022 to holders of record October 31, 2022. This represents a 7.83% increase over the last quarterly dividend. That announcement marks 19 consecutive years of dividend increases.

 

The board of directors also authorized the company to repurchase an additional $15 billion of its common stock over time. This is in addition to approximately $8.2 billion of previously authorized repurchases that remained at the end of June 2022.

 

With current price $ 166.25 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.98%.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Week in Review 37/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Dividend Increase - Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

 


 

Wednesday, September 14th the Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.25 to $ 1.27 per share that’s payable October 12, 2022 to holders of record September 28, 2022. This represents a 1.60% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price $ 93.83 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.41%.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Week in Review 36/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Dividend Increase - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

 


 

Tuesday, September 6th the Board of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.64 to $ 0.6525 per share that’s payable November 1, 2022 to holders of record October 7, 2022. This represents a 1.95% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

This is the 18th consecutive year Verizon’s Board has approved a quarterly dividend increase.

 

“Our consistently disciplined approach to the market to maximize growth and profitability has again put the Verizon Board in a position to raise the dividend,” said Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg. “We will continue to execute our network-as-a-service strategy to deliver long-term shareholder value.”

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Week in Review 35/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Week in Review 34/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

 

Despite the fact that Hawk was off in week 33, his portfolio was still busy, so in this week's review I report on the dividends over the last two weeks and transactions in my portfolio over the last three weeks.

Friday, August 26, 2022

Dividend Increase - Altria Group, Inc. (MO)

 


Thursday, August 25th the Board of Directors of Altria Group, Inc. (MO) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.90 to $ 0.94 per share that’s payable October 11, 2022 to holders of record September 15, 2022. This represents a 4.44% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

Today’s dividend increase reflects Altria’s intention to return a large amount of cash to shareholders in the form of dividends and is consistent with Altria’s long-term objective of a dividend payout ratio target of approximately 80% of its adjusted diluted earnings per share. This increase marks the 56th dividend increase in the past 52 years.

 

With current price $ 46.39 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 8.11%.

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Week in Review 33/22

 



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In this review, there is no summary of the important and interesting news and events of the last week related to my portfolio holdings, nor interesting articles from other websites, just a few pictures, because Hawk was in holiday mode. Probably week 34 will be business as usual.

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Week in Review 32/22




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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Dividend Income - July 2022

 


 

The last month of summer, August is already upon us and more than half of Hawk's summer holiday has already also passed! Anyway, it's time again to report my dividend income for the last month. In July 2022, my dividend income was as follows:

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Dividend Increase - Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

 


 

Friday, August 5th the Board of Directors of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.22 to $ 1.31 per share that’s payable October 14, 2022 to holders of record September 30, 2022. This represents a 7.38% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

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

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Week in Review 31/22

 

 


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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Dividend Increase - Main Street Capital (MAIN)

 


 

Yesterday, August 2nd the Board of Directors of Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) announced a monthly dividend increase of from $ 0.215 to $ 0.22 per share that’s payable October 14, 2022 to holders of record October 7, 2022. This represents a 2.33% increase over the last monthly dividend.

 

Since its October 2007 initial public offering, Main Street has periodically increased the amount of its regular monthly dividends paid per share and has never reduced its regular monthly dividend amount per share.

 

In addition to the regular monthly dividends for the fourth quarter of 2022, the Board of Directors declared a supplemental cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable in September 27, 2022.

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Week in Review 30/22

 


 

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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Week in Review 29/22

 


 

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Dividend Income - June 2022

 


 

June is over, July is more than halfway through and the second half of the year is underway. In June 2022 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Week in Review 28/22

 


 

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Sunday, July 10, 2022

Week in Review 27/22

 


 

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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Week in Review 26/22

 


 

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Week in Review 25/22

 


 

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Dividend Income - May 2022

 


 

The month has passed again, it is already midsummer time and we are slowly starting to go towards autumn, it is time to report my dividend income. In May 2022 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Week in Review 24/22

 


 

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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Week in Review 23/22

 


 

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Friday, June 10, 2022

Dividend Increase - Target Corporation (TGT)

 


 

Yesterday, June 9th the Board of Directors of Target Corporation (TGT) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.90 to $ 1.08 per share that’s payable that’s payable September 10, 2022 to holders of record August 16, 2022. This represents a 20.0% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

The 3rd quarter dividend will be the company's 220th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967 when the company became publicly held. With the increase announced today, 2022 is on track to be the 51st consecutive year in which Target has increased its annual dividend.

 

With current price $ 154.55 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.80%.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Dividend Increase - Unum Group (UNM)

 


 

Thursday, May 26th the Board of Directors of Unum Group (UNM) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.30 to $ 0.33 per share that’s payable with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2022. This represents a 10.0% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price $ 37.14 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.55%.

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Week in Review 22/22

 

 


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Thursday, June 2, 2022

Dividend Increase - Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)

 


 

Thursday, May 26th the Board of Directors of Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.21 to $ 0.22 per share that’s payable June 23, 2022 to holders of record June 9, 2022. This represents a 4.76% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price $ 26.46 (today's open), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.33%.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Dividend Increase - Royal Bank of Canada (RY)

 


 

Thursday, May 26th the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from C$ 1.20 to C$ 1.28 per share that’s payable August 24, 2022 to holders of record July 26, 2022. This represents a 6.67% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price C$ 132.10 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.88%.

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Week in Review 21/22

 


 

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Friday, May 27, 2022

Dividend Increase - Scotiabank (BNS)

 


 

Wednesday, May 25th the Board of Directors of Scotiabank (BNS) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from C$ 1.00 to C$ 1.03 per share that’s payable July 27, 2022 to holders of record July 5, 2022. This represents a 3.00% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price C$ 84.33 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 4.89%.

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Week in Review 20/22

 


 

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Friday, May 20, 2022

Dividend Increase - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN)

 


 

Thursday, May 12th the Board of Directors of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.1706 to $ 0.1808 per share that’s payable July 15, 2022 to holders of record June 30, 2022. This represents a 5.98% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

With current price C$ 18.47 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 5.01%.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Dividend Increase - Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

 


 

Thursday, May 12th the Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.18 to $ 1.30 per share that’s payable June 30, 2022 to holders of record May 31, 2022. This represents a 10.17% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 123 consecutive years.

 

“Union Pacific continues to generate strong cash returns for our shareholders,” said Jennifer Hamann, Union Pacific executive vice president and chief financial officer. “Today’s dividend increase is consistent with our targeted dividend payout ratio of 45 percent.”

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Week in Review 19/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Dividend Income - April 2022

 


The fourth month of the year is over, May is also almost halfway through and summer starts in a few weeks. In April 2022 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Dividend Increase - TELUS Corporation (TSE:T)

 


 

Friday, May 6th the Board of TELUS Corporation (TSE:T) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from CA$ 0.3274 to CA$ 0.3386 per share that’s payable July 4, 2022 to holders of record June 10, 2022. This represents a 3.42% increase over the last quarterly dividend.

 

It should be noted that this is the second increase in the last 12 months. In November 2021, TELUS increased quarterly dividend from C$ 0.3162 to C$ 0.3274 or 3.54%, bringing the annual increase to 7.08 per cent.

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Week in Review 18/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Dividend Increase - UGI Corporation (UGI)

 


 

Yesterday, May 4th the Board of Directors of UGI Corporation (UGI) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 0.345 to $ 0.36 per share that’s payable July 1, 2022 to holders of record June 15, 2022. This represents a 4.35% increase over the last quarter dividend.

 

Roger Perreault, President and Chief Executive Officer of UGI, said, “We are pleased to increase our common stock quarterly dividend, marking the 35th consecutive year of increases. This increase is reflective of our strong balance sheet and ongoing confidence in UGI’s cash generation capability. Over the past 10 years, UGI’s dividend has provided a compound annual growth rate of 7.2%, well above our 4% commitment to shareholders.”

 

With current price $ 37.10 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 3.88%.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Week in Review 17/22

 


 

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Dividend Increase - Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX)

 


Monday, April 25th the Board of Directors of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $0.51 to $0.55 per share that’s payable June 16, 2022 to holders of record May 20, 2022. This represents a 7.84% increase over the last quarter dividend.

 

"The increase in our dividend reflects our strong commitment to delivering value to our shareowners," said Raytheon Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes. "Today's announcement extends our long history of growing dividends, and we remain on track to return at least $20 billion of capital to shareowners in the four years following the merger."

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Week in Review 16/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Dividend Income - March 2022

 


 

The first quarter of the year is over and it's time to report my dividend income. In March 2022 my portfolio dividend income was as follows:

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Dividend Increase - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

 


Tuesday, April 19th the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced a quarterly dividend increase of from $ 1.06 to $ 1.13 per share that’s payable June 7, 2022 to holders of record May 24, 2022. This represents a 6.60% increase over the last quarter dividend.

 

“In recognition of our 2021 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 60th consecutive year,” said Joaquin Duato,

Chief Executive Officer of the company.

 

With current price $ 183.08 (yesterday's close), this raise brings their dividend yield to 2.47%.

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Week in Review 15/22

 


 

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Week in Review 14/22

 


 

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Week in Review 13/22

 


 

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In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting articles from other websites that caught my attention during the past week.