Dividend Challengers: 16 Increases Expected By May 31
By David Fish: In compiling the Dividend Champions list (found here: http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp) I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, I can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again.
Better Than Before
Over the past several months, I modified the schedule to aim for a three- to four-week frequency. Previous monthly articles had allowed some increases to "slip through the cracks" and publishing the listings twice each month seemed a tad too frequent, with too many companies carried over and not enough being "checked off." But the best solution has turned out to be a return to a monthly schedule, but extending the "forward look" to about 11 weeks, rather than the original six (later up to 10) weeks. So it's back to a monthly article, whichComplete Story »