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14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

|Includes: AOS, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD), BKH, CWT, D, JBHT, KMB, MMP, PH, PII, PX, ROL, SPGI, WELL

Every week I go through the list of dividend increases, as part of my monitoring process. I monitor the dividend increases from companies I own, and for companies I may be interested in the future. I find it helpful to see companies that I have bought almost a decade ago, still delivering consistent annual increases. I also find it helpful to observe companies that have raised dividends for at least a decade. The rate of dividend increases shows how confident company executives are of near term business conditions. It may be worth taking a second look at these companies, in order to determine suitability for the income investor's portfolio.

Over the past week, there were 14 companies with a long streak of annual dividend increases, which raised dividends to their shareholders. The companies include...

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