One hundred and thirteen companies from Davis Fish’s Dividend Champions, Challengers and Contenders (CCC) list are expected to raise their dividends prior to June 30. This list was compiled by Mr. Fish from his CCC List and is based on the companies prior history of raising dividends.
Here is a compiled list:
Dividend Champions ( 25 or more years of Dividend Increases )
W.W. Grainger Inc., PPG Industries Inc., Exxon Mobile Corp., Sonoco Products Co.,MSA Safety Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Weyco Group Inc, Conn. Water Service, NACCO Industries, RLI Corp., PepsiCo Inc., Donaldson Company, Farmers & Merchants, Leggett & Platt Inc., UGI Corp., First Financial Corp., Tootsie Roll Industries, National Fuel Gas
Dividend Contenders (10-24 years of Dividend Increases)
Costco Wholesale, Donegal Group Inc. A, Donegal Group Inc. B, People’s United Financial, Franklin Electric Co., Ameriprise Financial Inc., AmeriGas Partners LP,International Business Machines, Southern Company, Xilinx Inc., United Technologies, CCFNB Bancorp Inc, Cullen/Frost Bankers, Expeditors International, FactSet Research Systems, Monro Muffler Brake Inc., Northrop Grumman, Flowers Foods, Travelers Companies, Chesapeake Utilities Corp., W.R. Berkley Corp., FedEx Corp, Republic Bancorp KY, Tiffany & Company, Portland General Electric Company, HDFC Bank Limited, Chubb Limited, National Healthcare Corp., Armanino Foods, Cardinal Health Inc., Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Regal Beloit Corp.
Dividend Challengers ( 5-9 Years of Dividend Increases)
Signet Jewelers Limited, Aon , Celanese Corp., Lazard Limited, Heritage Financial Corp., Lakeland Bank Corp., Wells Fargo & Co., American Water Works, Apple Inc. , Aspen Insurance, Webster Financial Corp., West Bancorp Inc., Winmark Corp., Invesco Limited, Lithia Motors Inc., Sabra Heath Care REIT, Tractor Supply Company, Materion Corp., Phillips 66, HNI Corp, Pool Corp., Marriott International Inc., PetMed Express Inc., Whirlpool Corp., LyondellBasell Indus., Barnes Group Inc., Avery Dennison Corp., Hyster Yale Materials, KeyCorp, ManPower Group Inc., Sinclair Broadcast GP, Insperity Inc., Southwest Airlines Co., CNO Financial Group, NASDAQ Inc., Legg Mason Inc., Ominicon Group Inc., El Paso Electric Co., Extra Space Storage Inc., Macy’s Inc., MB Financial Inc., Service Corp Int’l, First Financial Bankshares Inc., Franco-Nevada Corp. UnitedHealth Group Inc., Convergys Corp., Lennox International Inc., Towne Bank, Black Box Corp., Domtar Corp., Shoe Carnival Inc.
The CCC list is an excellent resource for Dividend Income Investors. While there of course no guarantees that companies will continue to raise their dividends , history is one of the best indicators. You are encouraged to to visit the CCC List site at the link above.
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