The name of the game is dividend investing. For nearly 6 years, we have talked non-stop about dividend growth investing on this website. We are always talking about Dividend Aristocrats, as we always focus on finding companies that increase their dividend. However, I realized that we have never taken a step back to explain what companies are Dividend Aristocrats and discuss what makes them so desirable. So today, we will do just that. Enjoy the next installment of our Investing 101 series!
We are in the home stretch of winter. Luckily, winter has been tame and we haven’t had to shovel too much snow (knock on wood). The dividend investing community has started off 2020 with a bang! We are excited to jump right in and share each individual dividend income summary with you. For those of you that are new to our website, we aggregate as many dividend income summary articles from around the community. Here is the January 2020 installment of the Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers series. Let’s get motivated!!
Ah, dividend increases. The name of the game for dividend growth investors. The statistic that we all watch and monitor SO closely. In fact, the two of us obsess over it. So each month, I put together a listing of companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase. Dividend growth has slowed this year and it is a little frustrating. But that doesn’t mean we are going to stop watching closely. Here is out listing of expected dividend increases in July!
This month, let’s ignore the fluff and get right into it. For those of you that are new, each month we discuss companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase before the calendar flips again. We also summarize the previous month’s results. There were a TON of dividend increases in April and we need to start summarizing them right away. Here are the expected dividend increases in May 2019!
The first dividend income from the blogging community article is here! What a wild and weird first month of earnings, I may add. The market was it’s typical-self, riding up, down and up again. Further, dividend increase announcements have been rolling in, but as anticipated, they are not as strong as they were in 2018. An increase, however, is an increase. Here is the January version of the dividend income from YOU the bloggers!
On most occasions, us Diplomats are on the same page with stock purchases. Since we are always sharing our thoughts, ideas, and analyses, chances are that if one Diplomat purchases a stock, there is a good chance the other one did as well. This happened when the two of us initiated a position in ABBV in the fourth quarter and it happened once again in January when ABBV’s price fell through the floor. Lanny wrote out his purchase of ABBV and WRK this week, and now it is my turn. Here is why I added to ABBV!
Winter is here. I’ll tell you what, we are tired of shoveling snow and the frigid cold temperatures here in Cleveland. But even while it is cold, the dividends and dividend increases continue to heat up! Sorry for the bad play on words, couldn’t resist it right there. With a new month looming, it is time for the next installment of our monthly series projecting all the Dividend Aristocrats and dividend growth stocks that are expected to announce a dividend increase in the coming month. Here is the February 2019 edition of the Expected Dividend Increases series!