Stock Alert: 2 September 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ADR) (BUD)

  • Closed at $93.23 with a dividend yield of 4.6% that is 48% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%.
  • The closing price was the lowest close in the last 5 years.
  • BUD has under performed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 27% over the last 12 months and is 17% less than the 5 year high-low close midpoint of $112.51.
  • Closing price is 18% below the 5 year moving average and has corrected 29% from the 5 year high monthly close.  Both are significantly greater their 5 year median values.
  • The dividend has grown at a compounding rate of 2% over the last 5 years and has outpaced price growth.
  • On Sale Indicator (OSI) is 11.7 which is 120% greater than the 5 year median of 5.3.
  • All of these factors point to dividends “on sale.”

 

General Mills (GIS)

  • Closed at $46.01 with a dividend yield of 4.3% that is 37% greater than the 5 year median of  3.1%.
  • GIS has under performed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 25% over the last 12 months and is 19% less than the 5 year high-low close midpoint of $57.09.
  • Closing price is 17% below the 5 year moving average and has corrected 36% from the 5 year high monthly close.  Both are significantly greater their 5 year median values.
  • The dividend has grown at a compounding rate of 5% over the last 5 years and has outpaced price growth.
  • On Sale Indicator (OSI) is 7.3 which is 39% greater than the 5 year median of 5.3.
  • All of these factors point to dividends “on sale.”

 

Exxon Mobil (XOM)

  • Closed at $80.17 with a dividend yield of 4.1% that is 47% greater than the 5 year median of  2.8%.
  • XOM has under performed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 11% over the last 12 months and is 9% less than the 5 year high-low close midpoint of $88.38.
  • Closing price is 7% below the 5 year moving average and has corrected 22% from the 5 year high monthly close.
  • The dividend has grown at a compounding rate of 5% over the last 5 years and has outpaced price growth.
  • On Sale Indicator (OSI) is 4.9 which is 4% greater than the 5 year median of 4.7.
  • All of these factors point to dividends “on sale.”

 

Kraft Heinz (KHC)

  • Closed at $58.27 with a dividend yield of 4.3% that is 35% greater than the 5 year median of  3.2%.
  • KHC has under performed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by 36% over the last 12 months and is 19% less than the 5 year high-low close midpoint of $71.98.
  • Closing price is 20% below the 5 year moving average and has corrected 37% from the 5 year high monthly close.
  • The dividend has grown at a compounding rate of 5% over the last 5 years and has outpaced price growth.
  • The dividend has grown at a compounding rate of 5% over the last 5 years and has outpaced price growth.
  • On Sale Indicator (OSI) is 7.6 which is 2% greater than the 5 year median of 7.5.
  • All of these factors point to dividends “on sale.”

 

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Stock Alert: 31 July 2018

Southern Company (SO)   $48.60   •  Div $2.40  •  DY 4.9%

  • Southern Company has raised its dividend 17 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.9% is greater than the 5 year median of 4.8%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 3% and greater than the price growth rate of 2%
  • Monthly close is 3% above the 5 year high-low midpoint of $47.13
  • Monthly close is 4% above the 5 year average monthly close of $46.70
  • 9% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $53.63
  • OSI (On Sale Indicator) is 0.5 (oversold level 9.5 or >)

 

Realty Income (O)   $55.77   •  Div $2.64  •  DY 4.7%

  • Realty Income has raised its dividend 24 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.7% is in line with the 5 year median of 4.7%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 4% and less than the price growth rate of 5%
  • Monthly close is 3% above the 5 year high-low midpoint of $54.40
  • Monthly close is 8% above the 5 year average monthly close of $51.69
  • 22% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.47
  • OSI is 1.4

 

Dominion Energy (D)   $71.71   •  Div $3.34  •  DY 4.7%

  • Dominion Energy has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.7% is 19% greater than the 5 year median of 3.9%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 8% and greater than the price growth rate of 4%
  • Monthly close is 6.5% above the 5 year high-low midpoint of $71.24
  • Monthly close is 1% below the 5 year average monthly close of $72.21
  • 15% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $84.13
  • OSI is 1.5

 

IBM (IBM)   $144.93   •  Div $6.28  •  DY 4.3%

  • IBM has raised its dividend 22 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.3% is 105% greater than the 5 year median of 2.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 11% and greater than the price growth rate of -6%
  • Monthly close is 10% below the 5 year high-low midpoint of $160.63
  • Monthly close is 10% below the 5 year average monthly close of $161.57
  • 10% is in line with the 5 year median of 10%
  • 26% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $196.47
  • OSI is 5.7

 

General Mills (GIS)   $46.06   •  Div $1.96  •  DY 4.3%

  • General Mills has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.3% is 37% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 8% and greater than the price growth rate of -2%
  • Monthly close is 19% below the 5 year high-low midpoint of $57.09
  • Monthly close is 17% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $55.39
  • 17% is greater than the 5 year median of 8%
  • 36% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.89
  • OSI is 7.3 and has moved away from last month’s 10.3 oversold level

 

Exxon Mobil (XOM)   $81.51   •  Div $3.28  •  DY 4.0%

  • Exxon Mobil has raised its dividend 35 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.0% is 46% greater than the 5 year median of 2.8%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and greater than the price growth rate of -3%
  • Monthly close is 8% below the 5 year high-low midpoint of $88.38
  • Monthly close is 6% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $86.56
  • 20% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $102.41
  • OSI is 2.6

 

Kraft Heinz (KHC)   $60.25   •  Div $2.50  •  DY 4.1%

  • Kraft Heinz has raised its dividend 5 consecutive calendar years since its merger
  • Dividend yield of 4.1% is 30% greater than the 5 year median of 3.2%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and greater than the price growth rate of 1%
  • Monthly close is 16% below the 5 year high-low midpoint of $71.98
  • Monthly close is 17% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $72.42
  • 17% is greater than the 5 year median of 15%
  • 35% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $92.20
  • OSI is 7.1, up from 4.5 the previous month (9.5 or > oversold)

 

CVS Health (CVS)   $64.86   •  Div $2.00  •  DY 3.1%

  • CVS Health has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.1% is 115% greater than the 5 year median of 1.4%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 17% and significantly greater than the price growth rate of 1%
  • Monthly close is 23% below the 5 year high-low midpoint of $84.61
  • Monthly close is 22% below the 5 year average monthly close of $83.17
  • 22% significantly greater than the 5 year median of 8%
  • 42% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $112.47
  • 42% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 40%
  • OSI is 11.4, placing CVS Health into oversold territory (9.5 or >)

 

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Stock Alert: 29 June 2018

Southern Company (SO) – $46.31 – Div $2.40 – DY 5.2%

  • Southern Company has raised its dividend 17 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 5.2% is 9% greater than the 5 year median of 4.7%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 3% and is greater than the price growth rate of 1%
  • Monthly close is 2% less than 5 year high low buy point of $47.13
  • Monthly close is 1% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $46.63
  • 14% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $53.63
  • 14% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 12%
  • OSI (On Sale Indicator) is 1.4 (oversold level is 9.5 or >)

 

Realty Income (O) – $53.79 – Div $2.64 – DY 4.9%

  • Realty Income has raised its dividend 24 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.9% is 4% greater than the 5 year median of 4.7%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 4% and is less than the price growth rate of 5%
  • Monthly close is 1% less than 5 year high low buy point of $54.40
  • Monthly close is 4% above the 5 year average monthly close of $51.49
  • 25% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.47
  • OSI is 2.0

 

Dominion Energy (D) – $68.18 – Div $3.34 – DY 4.9%

  • Dominion Energy has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.9% is 25% greater than the 5 year median of 3.9%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 8% and is greater than the price growth rate of 4%
  • Monthly close is 4% less than 5 year high low buy point of $70.47
  • Monthly close is 5% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $72.01
  • 19% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $84.13
  • OSI is 2.4

 

IBM (IBM) – $139.70 – Div $6.28 – DY 4.5%

  • IBM has raised its dividend 22 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.5% is 113% greater than the 5 year median of 2.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 11% and is greater than the price growth rate of -6%
  • Monthly close is 13% less than 5 year high low buy point of $160.63
  • Monthly close is 14% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $162.40
  • 14% is greater than the 5 year median of 10%
  • 29% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $196.47
  • OSI is 8.3 and near the oversold level of 9.5

 

General Mills (GIS) – $44.26 – Div $1.96 – DY 4.4%

  • General Mills has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.4% is 43% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 8% and is greater than the price growth rate of -2%
  • Monthly close is 22% less than 5 year high low buy point of $57.09
  • Monthly close is 20% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $55.49
  • 24% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 7%
  • 38% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.89
  • 38% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 34%
  • OSI is 10.9 which significantly greater than the median of 5.2 and higher than the oversold level of 9.5

 

Anheuser Busch InBev ADR (BUD) – $100.76 – Div $4.96 – DY 4.4%

  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 2% and is greater than the price growth rate of -6%
  • Dividend yield of 4.6% is 51% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 2% and is equal to the price growth rate of 2%
  • Monthly close is 9% less than 5 year high low buy point of $110.97
  • Monthly close is 11% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $113.40
  • 11% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 4%
  • 23% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $131.68
  • OSI is 8.5 and near the oversold level of 9.5
  • **ADRs may not be eligible for automatic dividend reinvesting

 

Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $82.73 – Div $3.28 – DY 4.0%

  • Exxon Mobil has raised its dividend 35 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.0% is 45% greater than the 5 year median of 2.7%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and is greater than the price growth rate of -2%
  • Monthly close is 6% less than 5 year high low buy point of $88.38
  • Monthly close is 4% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $86.56
  • 19% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $102.41
  • OSI is 2.4

 

Kraft Heinz (KHC) – $62.82 – Div $2.50 – DY 4.0%

  • Kraft Heinz has raised its dividend 5 consecutive calendar years since its merger
  • Dividend yield of 4.0% is 25% greater than the 5 year median of 3.2%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and is greater than the price growth rate of 2%
  • Monthly close is 13% less than 5 year high low buy point of $71.98
  • Monthly close is 13% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $72.36
  • 32% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $92.20
  • OSI is 4.5

 

Kimberly Clark (KMB) – $105.34 – Div $4.00 – DY 3.8%

  • Kimberly Clark has raised its dividend 45 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.8% is 26% greater than the 5 year median of 3.0%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and is greater than the price growth rate of 2%
  • Monthly close is 9% less than 5 year high low buy point of $115.48
  • Monthly close is 9% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $115.58
  • 9% is greater than the 5 year median of 5%
  • 23% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $137.48
  • OSI is 5.2 which is greater than the 5 year median of 3.9

 

Procter & Gamble (PG) – $78.06 – Div $2.87 – DY 3.7%

  • Procter & Gamble has raised its dividend 61 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.7% is 17% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 4% and is greater than the price growth rate of 0%
  • Monthly close is 4% less than 5 year high low buy point of $81.47
  • Monthly close is 5% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $82.59
  • 5% is greater than the 5 year median of 4%
  • 15% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $92.27
  • OSI is 4.1 which is equal to the 5 year median of 4.1

 

Cummins Inc (CMI) – $133.00 – Div $4.327 – DY 3.2%

  • Cummins has raised its dividend 12 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.2% is 62% greater than the 5 year median of 2.0%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 17% and is greater than the price growth rate of 4%
  • Monthly close is 4% less than 5 year high low buy point of $138.01
  • Monthly close is 4% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $138.15
  • 29% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $188.00
  • OSI is 4.3

 

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Stock Alert: 31 May 2018

Southern Company (SO) – $44.90 – Div $2.40 – DY 5.3%

  • Southern Company has raised its dividend 17 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 5.3% is 13% greater than the 5 year median of 3.9%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 3% and is greater than the price growth rate of 0%
  • Monthly close is 5% less than 5 year high low buy point of $47.13
  • Monthly close is 4% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $46.60
  • 16% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $53.63
  • 16% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 11%
  • OSI (On Sale Indicator) is 2.0

 

Dominion Energy (D) – $64.19 – Div $3.34 – DY 5.2%

  • Dominion Energy has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 5.2% is 33% greater than the 5 year median of 3.9%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 8% and is greater than the price growth rate of 3%
  • Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years
  • Monthly close is 9% less than 5 year high low buy point of $70.34
  • Monthly close is 11% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $71.82
  • 11% is greater than the 5 year median of 9%
  • 24% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $84.13
  • 24% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 21%
  • OSI is 9.4 which greater than the median of 4.8

 

Anheuser Busch InBev ADR (BUD) – $93.59 – Div $4.96 – DY 4.6%

  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 23% and is greater than the price growth rate of 5%
  • Dividend yield of 4.6% is 51% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years
  • Monthly close is 16% less than 5 year high low buy point of $110.97
  • Monthly close is 17% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $113.22
  • 17% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 3%
  • 29% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $131.68
  • OSI is 13.6 which significantly greater than the median of 4.2
  • **ADRs may not be eligible for automatic dividend reinvesting

 

General Mills (GIS) – $42.29 – Div $1.96 – DY 4.6%

  • General Mills has raised its dividend 14 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 4.6% is 51% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 9% and is greater than the price growth rate of 8%
  • Lowest monthly close in the last 5 years
  • Monthly close is 27% less than 5 year high low buy point of $57.82
  • Monthly close is 24% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $55.56
  • 24% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 6%
  • 41% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $71.89
  • 41% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 30%
  • OSI is 16.5 which significantly greater than the median of 5.2

 

Exxon Mobil (XOM) – $81.24 – Div $3.28 – DY 4.0%

  • Exxon Mobil has raised its dividend 35 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 40% is 47% greater than the 5 year median of 2.7%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 7% and is greater than the price growth rate of -1%
  • Monthly close is 8% less than 5 year high low buy point of $88.38
  • Monthly close is 6% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $86.69
  • 21% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $102.41
  • OSI is 2.7

 

Procter & Gamble (PG) – $73.17 – Div $2.87 – DY 3.9%

  • Procter & Gamble has raised its dividend 61 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.9% is 25% greater than the 5 year median of 3.1%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 4% and is greater than the price growth rate of -1%
  • Monthly close is 10% less than 5 year high low buy point of $81.47
  • Monthly close is 11% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $82.57
  • 11% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 3%
  • 21% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $92.27
  • 21% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 17%
  • OSI is 8.2 which significantly greater than the median of 4.1

 

Kimberly Clark (KMB) – $100.85 – Div $3.88 – DY 3.8%

  • Kimberly Clark has raised its dividend 45 consecutive calendar years
  • Dividend yield of 3.8% is 28% greater than the 5 year median of 3.0%
  • 5 year dividend growth rate is 5% and is greater than the price growth rate of 1%
  • Monthly close is 13% less than 5 year high low buy point of $115.48
  • Monthly close is 13% below than the 5 year average monthly close of $115.45
  • 13% is significantly greater than the 5 year median of 5%
  • 27% correction from the 5 year high monthly close of $137.48
  • 27% correction is greater than the 5 year median of 26%
  • OSI is 9.9 which significantly greater than the median of 3.9

 

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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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Monthly Stock Alerts: 30 March 2018

**Dividend yields (DY) from Yahoo Finance

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) – DY 3.7%

AT&T (T) – DY 5.6%

Bemis Co (BMS) – DY 2.8%

BHP Billiton (BHP) – DY 5.0%

Cardinal Health (CAH) – DY 2.9%

CVS Health (CVS) – DY 3.2% – Lowest monthly close in 4 years

Dominion Energy (D) – DY 5.0% – Lowest monthly close in 2 years

Enbridge (ENB) – DY 6.8% – Lowest monthly close in 6 years

Exxon Mobil (XOM) – DY 4.1% – Lowest monthly close in 2 years

General Mills (GIS) – DY 4.4% – Lowest monthly close in 5 years

Genuine Parts (GPC) – DY 3.3%

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) – DY 6.5%

HCP Inc (HCP) – DY 6.5%

J M Smucker (SJM) – DY 2.5%

Kellogg (K) – DY 3.3%

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) – DY 3.7% – Lowest monthly close in 2 years

Kraft Heinz (KHC) – DY 4.0% – Lowest monthly close in 3 years

Kroger (KR) – DY 2.1%

Merck (MRK) – DY 3.5%

Occidental Petroleum (OXY) – DY 4.7%

Procter & Gamble (PG) – DY 3.5%

Public Storage (PSA) -DY 4.0%

Realty Income (O) – DY 5.3%

Schlumberger (SLB) – DY 3.1%

Southern Co (SO) – DY 5.3%

United Parcel Service (UPS) – DY 3.4%

Verizon (VZ) – DY 5.0%

Walgreens Boots (WBA) – DY 2.4% – Lowest monthly close in 3 years

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Stock Alert: 28 February 2018

As of close February 28, 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) | $106.18 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 3.7% (5yr median 1.8%) | 5% below 5 yr moving average (less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last year | 19% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 23%

CVS Health (CVS) | $67.73 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 3.0% (5yr median 1.4%) | 18% below 5 yr moving average (2X less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last 4 years | 40% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (greater than the median) | 7 yr dividend growth 28% | Increased dividend for 14 consecutive calendar years

Enbridge (ENB) | $31.82 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 6.7% (5 yr median 3.2%) | 26% below 5 yr moving average (2X less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last 6 years | 39% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (greater than the median) | 7 yr dividend growth 12% | Increased dividend for 22 consecutive calendar years

Exxon Mobil (XOM) | $75.74 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 4.1% (5yr median 2.7%) | 13% below 5 yr moving average (less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the 2 years | 26% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (greater than the median) | 7 yr dividend growth 8% | Increased dividend every year since 1988

General Mills (GIS) | $50.55 (less than 5 yr high/low close midpoint)| DY 3.9% (5yr median 3.1%) | 9% below 5 yr moving average (less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last 3 years | 30% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (greater than the median) | 7 yr dividend growth 9% | Increased dividend for 14 consecutive calendar years

Hershey (HSY) | $98.26 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 2.7% (5yr median 2.4%) | 1% below 5 yr moving average | Lowest monthly close in the last year | 15% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 10% | Increased dividend for 8 consecutive calendar years

Procter & Gamble (PG) | $78.52 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 3.5% (5yr median 3.1%) | 5% below 5 yr moving average (less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last 2 years | 15% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 5% | Increased dividend every year since 1988

Public Storage (PSA) | $194.44 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 4.1% (5yr median 3.1%) | 2% below 5 yr moving average | Lowest monthly close in the last 2 years | 30% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (greater than the median) | 7 yr dividend growth 15% | Increased dividend for 8 consecutive calendar years

Realty Income (O) | $49.18 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 5.3% (5yr median 5.3%) | 4% below 5 yr moving average | Lowest monthly close in the last 2 years | 31% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 6% | Increased dividend for 24 calendar consecutive years

Southern Co. (SO) | $43.06 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 5.4% (5yr median 4.7%) | 8% below 5 yr moving average (less than median) | Lowest monthly close in the last 2 years | 20% correction from 5 yr high monthly close (less than median) | 7 yr dividend growth 4% | Increased dividend for 17 calendar consecutive years

United Parcel Service (UPS) | $104.41 (less than 5 yr high/low monthly close midpoint)| DY 4.1% (5yr median 3.1%) | 1% above 5 yr moving average | Lowest monthly close in the last year | 18% correction from 5 yr high monthly close | 7 yr dividend growth 8% | Increased dividend for 8 consecutive calendar years

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