Monitoring dividend increases for stocks on my watch list helps me identify candidates for further analysis. Companies that regularly raise dividends show confidence in the potential growth of future earnings.
The Dividend Champions List [CCC list] is my primary watch list.
In the past week, 19 companies in the CCC list announced dividend increases, including two of the stocks I own. The following table presents a summary.
The table is sorted by the percentage increase, %Incr. Dividends are annualized and in US$, unless otherwise indicated. Yield is the new dividend yield for the market close