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Jack Daniel's Or Jack Henry?  More Talk About The Dividend Achievers.

Summary

In this blog we will discuss the Dividend Achievers with ticker symbols beginning with I,J,K,L and M.

Dividend Achievers are stocks that have raised their dividends every single year for a minimum of the last ten years.

Jack Henry & Associates has performed extremely well since 8/1/95.

I didn't know jack about Jack Henry & Associates in 1995.  But I knew a lot about Jack Daniel's.

Below are 37 Dividend Achievers ranked from best performance to worst performance since 8/1/95.  Each Dividend Achiever is followed by the average annual return with dividend reinvestment since 8/1/95 and the 5 year expected PEG ratio.  The average annual return of SPY with dividend reinvestment since 8/1/95 was 8.63%.

1) JKHY: Jack Henry & Associates: 19.14%: PEG: 3.21

2) JJSF: J & J Snack Foods: 15.67%: PEG: 4.84

3) MSA: MSA Safety Inc.: 15.64%: PEG: 1.24

4) JBHT: JB Hunt Transportation Services: 15.48%: PEG: 1.15

5) MSFT: Microsoft: 15.23%: PEG: 1.67

6) MO: Altria: 15.06%: PEG: 1.29

7) KWR: Quaker Chemical Corp.: 15.00%: PEG: 2.44

8) LOW: Lowe's: 14.99%: PEG: 1.17

9) MGRC: McGrath Rent Corp.: 14.17%: PEG: 1.62

10) MNRO: Monro Inc.: 13.99%: PEG: 1.68

11) MKC: McCormick & Company: 12.98%: PEG: 2.50

12) LECO: Lincoln Electric Holdings: 12.83%: PEG: 1.22

13) MCHP: Microchip Technology: 12.76%: PEG: 0.98

14) MSEX: Middlesex Water Company: 12.71%: PEG: 10.96

15) LMT: Lockheed Martin: 12.55%: PEG: 0.36

16) MCD: McDonald's: 12.34%: PEG: 2.55

17) ITW: Illinois Tool Works: 11.71%: PEG: 1.49

18) MMM: 3M: 11.43%: PEG: 2.19

19) JNJ: Johnson & Johnson: 11.38%: PEG: 2.20

20) MXIM: Maxim Integrated Products: 11.01%: PEG: 1.52

21) LANC: Lancaster Colony: 10.94%: PEG: 10.23

22) MDT: Medtronic plc: 10.92%: PEG: 2.06

23) MATW: Matthews International: 10.81%: PEG: minus 1.05

24) LNN: Lindsay Corp.: 10.75%: PEG: 1.32

25) LNT: Alliant Energy: 10.05%: PEG: 2.80

26) MDU: MDU Resources Group: 9.77%: PEG: 2.57

27) KR: Kroger: 9.58%: PEG: 2.44%

28) MCY: Mercury General Corp.: 9.04%: PEG: 0.61

29) MGEE: MGE Energy: 8.92%: PEG: Unknown

30) LEG: Leggett & Platt: 8.78%: PEG: 2.65

31) IBM: International Business Machines: 8.78%: PEG: 10.03

32) MCK: McKesson Corp.: 8.67%: PEG: 1.59

33) KMB: Kimberly-Clark: 8.64%: PEG: 5.62

34: MDP: Meredith Corp: 8.27%: PEG: 0.69

35: KO: Coca-Cola: 7.03%: PEG: 3.42

36) IFF: International Flavors & Fragrances: 6.76%: PEG: 2.27

37) K: Kellogg Co.: 5.02%: PEG: 4.00

Listed below are 7 more Dividend Achievers.  Followed by the average annual return with dividend reinvestment from specific dates and the 5 year expected PEG ratio.  The average annual return of SPY with dividend reinvestment from those dates is also included.

1) MMP: Magellan Midstream Partners: 19.04% since 3/19/01: PEG: 1.52 SPY: 6.53%

2) LLL: L3 Technologies: 15.68% since 5/19/98: PEG: 1.13 SPY: 6.05%

3) ITT: ITT Inc.: 13.70% since 12/18/95: PEG: 2.02: SPY: 8.36%

4) MSM: MSC Industrial Direct: 10.28% since 12/15/95: PEG: 1.24: SPY: 8.29%

5) LAZ: Lazard Ltd: 6.78% since 5/5/05: PEG: 2.03: SPY: 8.12%

6) ISCA: International Speedway Corp.: 3.85% since 3/10/97: PEG: 2.60 SPY: 7.31%

7) IVZ: Invesco Ltd: minus 0.17% since 8/25/95: PEG: 2.31: SPY: 8.63%

The 6 stocks that interest me most from this group are:

1) Jack Henry & Associates

2) Magellan Midstream Partners

3) L3 Technologies

4) J & J Snack Foods

5) JB Hunt Transportation Services

6) Microsoft

I plan to do further research on the above 6 stocks.

Disclosure: I am/we are long MO, MDT.

Additional disclosure: I am not an investment professional. Please do your own due diligence. This blog should not be viewed as a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular stock. All information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.