Monthly Stock Alerts: 30 April 2018

As of close April 30, 2018:

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) | $100.08 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $110.97) | DY 4.0% (5yr median 3.1%) | 12% below 5 yr moving average (median -4%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years | 24% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 23% | OSI (On Sale Indicator) 12.6 (median 4.2)

With a dividend yield of 4.0% (latest bi-yearly dividend of $1.853 [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, InBev can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investment.  At a 4 year low monthly close, 12% below the 5 yr moving average (median of -3%), and having an OSI of 12.6 (median of 4.2), InBev is well into oversold territory as well.  At this price, InBev offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.

 

Dominion Energy (D)  | $66.35  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $70.34) | DY 5.0% (5yr median 3.9%) | 7% below 5 yr moving average| Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years | 21% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 20%) | 7 yr dividend growth 7% | OSI 6.9 (median 4.8)

With a dividend yield of 5.0% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.835¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Dominion Energy can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investment.  At a 4 year low monthly close, Dominion Energy is into oversold territory as well.  At this price, Dominion Energy offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.

 

Exxon Mobil (XOM)  | $77.75  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $88.38) | DY 4.0% (5yr median 3.1%) | 21% below 5 yr moving average (median -6%)| 24% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 22%) | 7 yr dividend growth 8% | OSI 5.5 (median 4.7)

With a history of 35 consecutive years of dividend increases, a dividend yield of 4.5% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.77¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Exxon Mobil offers an attractive entry point for the long-term dividend collector.

 

General Mills (GIS)  |$43.74  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $58.48) | DY 4.5% (5yr median 2.7%) | 21% below 5 yr moving average (median -6%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 5 years | 39% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 29%) | 7 yr dividend growth 9% | OSI 16.1 (median 5.1) [14.5 or more is significant]

With a dividend yield of 4.5% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.49¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, General Mills can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investment.  At a 5 year low monthly close, 21% less than 5 yr moving average, and with an OSI of 16.1 , General Mills is well into oversold territory as well.  At this price, General Mills offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.  **This would be my first choice for this month.**

 

Kellogg (K)  | $58.90  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $70.34) | DY 3.7% (5yr median 3.0%) | 13% below 5 yr moving average (median -4%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years | 29% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 24%) | 7 yr dividend growth 4% | OSI 13.2 (median 5.0)

With a dividend yield of 3.7% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.54¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Kellogg can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investment.  At a 4 year low monthly close, 13% less than 5 yr moving average, and with an OSI of 13.2 , Kellogg is into oversold territory as well.  At this price, Kellogg offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.

 

Kimberly-Clark (KMB)  | $103.74  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $115.48) | DY 3.7% (5yr median 3.0%) | 10% below 5 yr moving average (median -5%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years | 25% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 25%) | 7 yr dividend growth 6% | OSI 9.5 (median 3.8)

With a history of 45 consecutive years of dividend increases, a dividend yield of 3.7% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.97¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Kimberly-Clark can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investment.  At a 4 year low monthly close, 10% less than 5 yr moving average, and with an OSI of 9.5 , Kimberly-Clark is into oversold territory as well.  At this price, Kimberly-Clark offers an attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.

 

Kraft Heinz (KHC)  | $56.38 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $71.84) | DY 4.4% (5yr median 3.2%) | 22% below 5 yr moving average (median -14%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 3 years | 39% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 36%) | 4 yr dividend growth 5% | OSI 11.1 (median 7.5)

With a dividend yield of 4.4% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.625¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Kraft Heinz offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term dividend collector.

 

PepsiCo (PEP)  | $100.94 (5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $99.90) | DY 3.2% (5yr median 2.8%) | 2% above 5 yr moving average (median -6%) | Lowest monthly close in the last year | 16% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 18%) | 7 yr dividend growth 8% | OSI 2.4 (median 5.3)

With a history of 44 consecutive years of dividend increases, a dividend yield of 3.2% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.805¢ [Yahoo Finance]), at the lowest monthly close in the last year (last occurrence Sept 2011), and because PepsiCo doesn’t routinely present investors with a 3% yield, the company offers an attractive entry point for the long-term dividend collector.

 

Procter & Gamble (PG)  | $72.34  (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $81.47) | DY 4.0% (5yr median 3.1%) | 12% below 5 yr moving average (median -3%) | Lowest monthly close in the last 2 years | 22% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 16%) | 7 yr dividend growth 5% | OSI 10.4 (median 4.0)

With a history of 61 consecutive years of dividend increases, a dividend yield of 4.0% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.718¢ [Yahoo Finance]) and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Procter & Gamble can be considered a reasonable dividend yield investmenty.  At a 2 year low monthly close, 12% less than 5 yr moving average, and with an OSI of 10.4 , Procter & Gamble is into oversold territory as well.  At this price, Procter & Gamble offers a very attractive entry point for the long-term investor as well as the dividend collector.

 

Realty Income (O)  | $50.51 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $54.40) | DY 5.2% (5yr median 4.7%) | 1% below 5 yr moving average (median -6%) | 29% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 30%) | 7 yr dividend growth 6% | OSI 3.1 (median 5.2)

With its status as a core holding REIT, a history of 24 years of consecutive dividend increases, a dividend yield of 5.2% (latest monthly dividend of 0.2195¢ [Yahoo Finance]), and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Realty Income offers at an attractive entry point for the long-term dividend collector.

 

Southern Company (SO)  |$46.12 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint of $47.13) | DY 5.0% (5yr median 4.7%) | 1% below 5 yr moving average (median -7%) | 14% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (median 11%) | 7 yr dividend growth 4% | OSI 1.5 (median 2.9)

With its status as a core holding utility, a history of 17 years of consecutive dividend increases, a dividend yield of 5.0% (latest quarterly dividend of 0.60¢ [Yahoo Finance]), and a price below the 5 yr moving average, Southern Company offers at an attractive entry point for the long-term dividend collector.

 

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Dividend Aristocrats 2018

Companies that have raised their dividends for 25 years of more. Wikipedia.

The full list of 53 S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrat companies as of January 25, 2018 is as follows:

  1. 3M Company (MMM)
  2. AFLAC Inc. (AFL)
  3. AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
  4. Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
  5. Air Products & Chemicals Inc (APD)
  6. A.O. Smith (AOS)
  7. Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM)
  8. AT&T (T)
  9. Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
  10. Becton Dickinson (BDX)
  11. Brown-Forman (Class B shares BF/B)
  12. Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH)
  13. Chevron Corp. (CVX)
  14. Cincinnati Financial Corp (CINF)
  15. Cintas Corp (CTAS)
  16. The Clorox Company (CLX)
  17. Coca-Cola Co (KO)
  18. Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
  19. Consolidated Edison Inc (ED)
  20. Dover Corp (DOV)
  21. Ecolab Inc (ECL)
  22. Emerson Electric (EMR)
  23. Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)
  24. Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)
  25. Franklin Resources (BEN)
  26. General Dynamics (GD)
  27. Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
  28. W. W. Grainger (GWW)
  29. Hormel Foods Corp (HRL)
  30. Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
  31. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
  32. Kimberly-Clark (KMB)
  33. Leggett & Platt (LEG)
  34. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW)
  35. McCormick & Company (MKC)
  36. McDonald’s (MCD)
  37. Medtronic (MDT)
  38. Nucor (NUE)
  39. PPG Industries (PPG)
  40. PepsiCo (PEP)
  41. Pentair (PNR)
  42. Praxair (PX)
  43. Procter & Gamble (PG)
  44. Roper Technologies (ROP)
  45. S&P Global (formerly McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. SPGI)
  46. Sherwin-Williams (SHW)
  47. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK)
  48. Sysco (SYY)
  49. T. Rowe Price (TROW)
  50. Target Corporation (TGT)
  51. VF Corporation (VFC)
  52. Walmart (WMT)
  53. Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA)

Dividend Kings 2018

Companies who have increased their dividends for 50 or more.

The current 2018 (updated) Dividend Kings list:

American States Water (AWR)– 63 consecutive years

Dover (NYSE:DOV) – 62 consecutive years

Northwest National (NWN) – 62 consecutive years

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) – 61 consecutive years

Genuine Parts (NYSE:GPC) – 61 consecutive years

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) – 61 consecutive years

Parker Hannifin (NYSE:PH) – 61 consecutive years

3M (NYSE:MMM) – 59 consecutive years

Vectren (VVC) – 58 consecutive years

Cincinnati Fin. (NASDAQ:CINF) – 57 consecutive years

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) – 55 consecutive years

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) – 55 consecutive years

Lancaster Colony (LANC) – 55 consecutive years

Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) – 55 consecutive years

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) – 54 consecutive years

Nordson (NORD) – 54 consecutive years

F&M Bank (OTCQX:FMCB) – 53 consecutive years

Tootsie Roll Industries (TR) – 52 consecutive years

Hormel Foods (HRL)– 51 consecutive years

ABM Industries (ABM) – 50 consecutive years

California Water Services (CWT) – 50 consecutive years

Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) – 50 consecutive years

SJW GROUP (SJW) – 50 consecutive years

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) – 50 consecutive years

Target (NYSE:TGT) – 50 consecutive years

 

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