Big Banks Just Announced Big Dividend Increases and Share Repurchase Programs

Typically, each month we summarize dividend increases in a monthly article.  But this month, the Big Banks deserve some special attention.  At the end of June, bank after bank began announcing large dividend increases.   Therefore, in this article, I am going to discuss some of the largest increases, along with the event that prompted the dividend increases.

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Bert’s July Dividend Income Summary

Another month down. July is always a fun month because it is my birthday month!  This year, I finally entered my final year in my 20s and will be enjoying this victory lap before I enter my 30s.  The market was interesting this month and there were several weeks where there weren’t any investment opportunities jumping off the screen at me or Lanny.  But then the end of the month struck!   But I’ll save the details for the article…..Here is my July dividend income summary!

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Bert’s August Dividend Income Summary

We’ve closed the chapter on yet another month of 2016.  Time moves so fast…it is unreal.   It seems like just yesterday I was typing up my July dividend income summary and feeling excited for what was in store for me in August (probably because we went on our honeymoon!).   I received my last dividend of the month a few days ago, so it is finally time to once again share my results and track my progress as I race towards completing my 2016 goals.  With that being said, here it is, my August Dividend Income Summary!

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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stock Analysis

Banks.  BIG Banks.  This is one industry in 2016 that has not taken off/sky rocketed or have said – even with negative evidence troubling the world we are going to appreciate.  This is one of the industries that has looked in the mirror and said – oil, world crises, earnings, and other economic factors do play a toll on my business and our price will reflect that.  As the S&P is slightly up for the year, one company is down 13.39% year to date.  Let’s find out the Dividend Diplomat Stock Metrics over… Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

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