logo
  Join        Login             Stock Quote

6 Stocks Delivering More Cash With Higher Dividends

 April 06, 2012 09:57 PM
 



Americans are worried that they might not have enough money for retirement. Women who outlive their husbands are at special risk, with 40 percent of widows living almost exclusively on Social Security. There are a lot of worried retirees out there. So, what are your retirement plans? Quality low-risk dividend growth stocks make an excellent addition to our retirement portfolio, and the good new is, you don't have to wait until you retire to figure out what income it will generate.

Below are several companies delivering more cash to their shareholders by raising their dividends:

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT) operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). April 5th the company increased its quarterly dividend 5% to $0.21 per share. The dividend is payable on May 15, 2012 to holders of record on April 30, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 2.8%.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. April 5th the company increased its dividend 14% to $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable May 5, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business April 17, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 2.5%.

National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NPBC) operates as the bank holding company for National Penn Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to residents and businesses primarily in eastern and central Pennsylvania. April 2nd the company increased its quarterly dividend 40% to $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of May 5, 2012 and will be paid May 17, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.0%.

QR Energy, LP (QRE) engages in the acquisition, exploitation, development, and production of onshore crude oil and natural gas properties in the United States. April 2nd the company increased its quarterly distribution 2.6% to $0.4875 per unit. The distribution is payable on August 10, 2012 to unitholders of record at the close of business on July 30, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 9.1%.

Ennis, Inc. (EBF) engages in production and sale of business forms, other business products, and apparel. March 30th the company increased its quarterly dividend 13% to $0.175 per share. The dividend is payable May 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on April 16, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 4.3%.

A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) supplies plastic compounds and resins for packaging, consumer products, industrial, and automotive applications. March 30th the company increased its quarterly dividend 11.8% to $0.19 per share. The dividend is payable May 1, 2012, to shareholders of record on April 19, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.6%.

Selecting stocks with increasing dividends is critical for an income growth strategy. The above list contains stocks that recently raised their dividends and those expected to in 2012; it is not a list of recommend buys. As always, due diligence should be performed before buying or selling any stock. For a list of stocks with a long string of consecutive cash dividend increases, see this list.

Full Disclosure: No position in the aforementioned stocks. See a list of all my dividend growth holdings here.
iOnTheMarket Premium
Advertisement

Advertisement


Post Comment -- Login is required to post message
Name:  
Alert for new comments:
Your email:
Your Website:
Title:
Comments:
 

rss feed

Latest Stories

article imageThe Coca-Cola Company (KO) Q1 Earnings Preview: Guidance About to Fizzle?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) plans to release its first quarter earnings results before the market opens read on...

article imageIntel Corporation (INTC) Q1 Earnings Preview: A Business in Transition

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) plans to post its first quarter earnings results promptly after the market read on...

article imageFord Motor Company (F): A long Road to Deutsche Bank’s $19 Target

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is going the right way on a one way street where most everybody else is driving read on...

article imageCitigroup Inc (C) Q1 Earnings Preview: Too Many Parts Heading South

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) will issue its first quarter results via press release at approximately 8 a.m. (ET) read on...

Advertisement
Popular Articles

Advertisement
Daily Sector Scan
Partner Center



Fundamental data is provided by Zacks Investment Research, and Commentary, news and Press Releases provided by YellowBrix and Quotemedia.
All information provided "as is" for informational purposes only, not intended for trading purposes or advice. iStockAnalyst.com is not an investment adviser and does not provide, endorse or review any information or data contained herein.
The blog articles are opinions by respective blogger. By using this site you are agreeing to terms and conditions posted on respective bloggers' website.
The postings/comments on the site may or may not be from reliable sources. Neither iStockAnalyst nor any of its independent providers is liable for any informational errors, incompleteness, or delays, or for any actions taken in reliance on information contained herein. You are solely responsible for the investment decisions made by you and the consequences resulting therefrom. By accessing the iStockAnalyst.com site, you agree not to redistribute the information found therein.
The sector scan is based on 15-30 minutes delayed data. The Pattern scan is based on EOD data.