Stock Alert: 31 October 2018

For those investors with a shorter time frame to retirement age (less than 10 years), the following companies offer dividend yields of 4% or higher.

  • Southern Co (SO) closed at $45.03 with a dividend yield of 5.3% which 12% higher than the 5 year median.  Southern Co has corrected 16% from the 5 year high monthly close of $53.63 (June 2016), which is greater than the 5 year median correction, and is 4% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $46.84.  Southern Co has raised its dividend for 17 consecutive calendar years and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 3%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of 2%.  Southern Co is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Dominion Energy (D) closed at $71.42 with a dividend yield of 4.7% which is 19% higher than the 5 year median.  Dominion Energy has corrected 15% from the 5 year high monthly close of $84.13 (November 2017), and is 2% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $72.68.  Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive calendar years and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 8%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of 2%.  Dominion Energy is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • General Mills (GIS) closed at $43.80 with a dividend yield of 4.5% which is 44% greater than the 5 year median.  General Mills has corrected 39% from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.89 (July 2016), which is greater than the 5 year median correction, and is 21% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $55.14, which is also greater than the 5 year median.  General Mills has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 5%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of -3%General Mills is at a very attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Kraft Heinz (KHC) closed at $54.97, which is the lowest monthly close in the last 4 years, and has a dividend yield of 4.5% which is 43% greater than the 5 year median of 3.2%.  Kraft Heinz has corrected 40% from the 5 year high monthly close of $92.20 (May 2018), and is 24% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $72.58, which is greater than the 5 year median.  Kraft Heinz has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive calendar years since its merger, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 4%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of 0%.  Kraft Heinz has underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 26% over the last 5 years, and is 24% less than the high-low monthly close buy point of $72.27.  Kraft Heinz has an On Sale Indicator (OSI) rating of 12.5 which is well above the significant threshold level of 9.5.  Kraft Heinz is at an extremely attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) closed at $79.68 with a dividend yield of 4.1% which is 48% greater than the 5 year median of 2.8%.  Exxon Mobil has corrected 22% from the 5 year high monthly close of $102.41 (April 2014), which greater than the 5 year median, and is 7% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $86.06, which ia also greater than the 5 year median.  Exxon Mobil has raised its dividend for 35 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 5%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of -2%Exxon Mobil is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Chevron (CVX) closed at $111.65 with a dividend yield of 4.0% which is 12% greater than the 5 year median.  Chevron has corrected 14% from the 5 year high monthly close of $130.55 (June 2014), and is 2% greater than the 5 year average monthly close of $109.87.  Chevron has raised its dividend for 31 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 2%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of -1%Chevron is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

For those investors with a longer time frame to retirement age (10 years or more), the following companies offer dividend yields of 3% or higher.

  • Kimberly Clark (KMB) closed at $104.30 with a dividend yield of 3.8% which is 28% greater than the 5 year median.  Kimberly Clark has corrected 24% from the 5 year high monthly close of $137.48 (June 2016), and is 10% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $116.47, which is greater than the 5 year median.  Kimberly Clark has raised its dividend for 45 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 5%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of -1%Kimberly Clark is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Kellogg (K) closed at $65.48 with a dividend yield of 3.4% which is 13% greater than the 5 year median.  Kellogg has corrected 21% from the 5 year high monthly close of $82.71 (July 2016), and is 4% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $68.29.  Kellogg has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 4%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of 1%.  Kellogg is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • Cummins (CMI) closed at $136.69 with a dividend yield of 3.3% which is 62% greater than the 5 year median of 2.1%.  Cummins has corrected 27% from the 5 year high monthly close of $188.00 (January 2018), and is 2% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $139.19.  Cummins has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 13%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of 1%.  Cummins is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

  • J M Smucker (SJM) closed at $108.32 with a dividend yield of 3.1% which is 28% greater than the 5 year median.  Smucker has corrected 30% from the 5 year high monthly close of $154.16 (July 2016), and is 7% less than the 5 year average monthly close of $116.69.  Smucker has raised its dividend for 18 consecutive calendar years, and the 5 year dividend growth rate is 8%, which is greater than the corresponding price growth rate of -1%J M Smucker is at an attractive entry point for those looking to reinvest dividends.

 

For those looking for potential above average long-term price appreciation in addition to dividends, the following companies closed at their lowest monthly close in 5 years or more with OSI ratings well above the significant level of 9.5.

  • Anheuser Busch InBev (BUD) – 6 year low $73.98 – Div yield 5.7% – OSI 18.8
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) – 5 year low $59.55 – Div yield 2.8% – OSI 13.5
  • Intl Business Machines (IBM) – 9 year low $115.43 – Div yield 5.4% – OSI 20.9
  • Schlumberger (SLB) – 9 year low $51.31 – Div yield 3.9% – OSI 23.2
  • AT&T (T) – 6 year low $30.68 – Div yield 6.5% – OSI 12.4

 

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Author: The Dividend Collector

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