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 2.86 percent while the average payout ratio is 0.58. The average P/E ratio is calculated with 20.54, price to sales ratio with 3.22 and price to book ratio with 3.78. Total debt to assets ratio is 25.02 leads to a return on equity of 20.96 percent. The operating margin amounts to 22.94 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:
PAA, PII, PX, PRSP, RAVN, O, RBCAA, ROP, ROST, SCG