Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. Only 15 stocks announced last week to hike dividends. The average dividend growth amounts to 26.37 percent.
Two big names are on the list. They are Philip Morris and Franklin Resources. The biggest dividend increases come from Axiall, Royal Caribbean and Sasol. All three plan to double or more dividends.
It's good to see that the dividend growth goes into a next round. Dividend growth shows that the management team is optimistic about the company's future and they like to give money back to shareholders they don't need in this environment.
Here are the latest dividend growth stocks:
Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 26.37 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 2.88 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 25.36. The average P/S ratio is 4.58 and P/B 2.13.
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