Here is a current sheet of stocks that increased their dividends from 10 to 24 consecutive years (U.S. Dividend Contenders). This article will be divided into several parts; more than 114 Dividend Contenders will be presented. The list is sorted alphabetically.
The average dividend-yield of the Dividend Contenders list amounts to 4.27 percent while the average payout ratio is 0.93. The average P/E ratio is calculated with 20.48, price to sales ratio with 2.66 and price to book ratio with 1.54. Total debt to assets ratio is 22.03 leads to a return on equity of 9.96 percent. The operating margin amounts to 21.84 percent. Companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ as well as being part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.
Here is the table of 10 Dividend Contenders with some fundamentals:
Related stock ticker symbols:
NNN, NJR, NEE, NU, NWFL, NS, OVBC, ORRF, OMI, PBCT