Saturday, August 11, 2018

Dividend Increases This Week (Aug 6 - Aug 10)

One way to identify dividend growth stocks is to look for dividend increases. Companies that pay rising dividends are likely to be financially healthy, generate consistent cash flow and regular dividend. I am interested in stocks with at least ten consecutive years of increasing annual dividend payments (Dividend Achievers). Here is a list of US companies that increased their dividends this week.


Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.Common Stock (BR)

Industry: Business Services
Sector: Industrials

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc provides investor communications & technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers and corporate issuers. Its services include investor & customer communications, securities processing & data & analytics solutions.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has declared quarterly dividend of $0.4850 (+32.8770% increase). It goes ex-dividend on 09-17-2018 and is payable on 10-03-2018. Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has 10 years of consecutive dividend increase.

Price $129.73
Market Cap $15.049 billion
Annualized Dividend $1.94
Yield 1.5%
EPS(TTM) $3.73
Payout Ratio 52.011%
50-day moving average $117.603
200-day moving average $103.413
P/E Ratio 34.68
52 week range $71.84 - $131.21


Peer Comparison

Ticker Dividend Yield EPS (TTM) P/E Payout Ratio
BR $1.94 1.5% $3.73 34.68 52.011%
TRI $1.38 3.281% $1.73 24.31 79.769%
SYKE $0 0% $1.94 14.68 0.0%
INOD $0 0% $0 N/A N/A
PAYX $2.24 3.154% $2.3 30.88 97.391%
EXLS $0 0% $2.41 24.35 0.0%
IBM $6.28 4.347% $14.01 10.31 44.825%
WNS $0 0% $1.57 32.26 0.0%
MSCI $2.32 1.34% $4.76 36.37 48.739%
CLGX $0 0% $2.44 20.11 0.0%




Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) (SMG)

Industry: Agriculture
Sector: Basic Materials

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co is operative in the agricultural industry. It manufactures and sells dry, granular slow-release lawn fertilizers, combination lawn fertilizer and control products.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has declared quarterly dividend of $0.5500 (+3.7740% increase). It goes ex-dividend on 08-24-2018 and is payable on 09-10-2018. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has 8 years of consecutive dividend increase.

Price $75.96
Market Cap $4.177 billion
Annualized Dividend $2.2
Yield 2.92%
EPS(TTM) $4.17
Payout Ratio 52.758%
50-day moving average $82.249
200-day moving average $89.975
P/E Ratio 18.07
52 week range $73.81 - $110.12


Peer Comparison

Ticker Dividend Yield EPS (TTM) P/E Payout Ratio
SMG $2.2 2.92% $4.17 18.07 52.758%
CENT $0 0% $1.75 22.83 0.0%
CF $1.2 2.436% $0.49 100.55 244.898%
CGA $0 0% $0.64 1.72 0.0%
MBII $0 0% $-0.8 -2.4 N/A




STERIS plc (STE)

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment
Sector: Healthcare

STERIS PLC is a provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services. The Company's business segments are Healthcare Products, Healthcare Specialty Services, Life Sciences, and Applied Sterilization Technologies.

STERIS plc has declared quarterly dividend of $0.3400 (+9.6770% increase). It goes ex-dividend on 08-28-2018 and is payable on 09-27-2018. STERIS plc has 8 years of consecutive dividend increase.

Price $114.74
Market Cap $9.709 billion
Annualized Dividend $1.36
Yield 1.184%
EPS(TTM) $3.88
Payout Ratio 35.052%
50-day moving average $109.21
200-day moving average $96.136
P/E Ratio 29.6
52 week range $82.88 - $117.48


Peer Comparison

Ticker Dividend Yield EPS (TTM) P/E Payout Ratio
STE $1.36 1.184% $3.88 29.6 35.052%
CNMD $0.8 1.047% $2.1 36.39 38.095%
OMI $1.04 7.371% $1.5 9.41 69.333%
CMD $0.17 0.178% $2.21 43.28 7.692%
ECL $1.64 1.117% $4.94 29.73 33.198%
IVC $0.05 0.299% $-1.59 -10.53 N/A
JNJ $3.6 2.753% $7.8 16.76 46.154%
KMB $4 3.633% $6.47 17.02 61.824%
SYK $1.88 1.133% $6.92 23.97 27.168%
TMO $0.68 0.294% $10.35 22.36 6.57%
HRC $0.8 0.842% $4.2 22.62 19.048%
XLV $1.247 1.391% $0 N/A N/A




Badger Meter Inc. (BMI)

Industry: Computer Hardware
Sector: Technology

Badger Meter Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of products incorporating liquid flow measurement and control technologies. It serves water utilities, municipalities and commercial and industrial customers.

Badger Meter, Inc. has declared quarterly dividend of $0.1500 (+15.3850% increase). It goes ex-dividend on 08-30-2018 and is payable on 09-14-2018. Badger Meter, Inc. has 16 years of consecutive dividend increase.

Price $52.05
Market Cap $1.521 billion
Annualized Dividend $0.52
Yield 0.995%
EPS(TTM) $1.2
Payout Ratio 43.333%
50-day moving average $47.598
200-day moving average $46.404
P/E Ratio 43.54
52 week range $41 - $53.3


Peer Comparison

Ticker Dividend Yield EPS (TTM) P/E Payout Ratio
BMI $0.52 0.995% $1.2 43.54 43.333%
ITRI $0 0% $2.42 25.48 0.0%
GTLS $0 0% $1.54 49.74 0.0%
EMR $1.94 2.627% $2.85 25.92 68.07%
IEX $1.72 1.139% $4.89 30.89 35.174%
ROP $1.65 0.563% $10.56 27.77 15.625%
MWA $0.2 1.709% $0.49 23.88 40.816%
XLK $0.915 1.253% $0 N/A N/A








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3 comments:

  1. Geek -

    Thanks for posting. Wish SMG had a better one this year. Hmph.

    -Lanny

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    1. Thanks Lanny. Do you own SMG? It's not a stock which shows up in the blogger community often.

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  2. Thanks for sharing this great post

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