Here is a current sheet of stocks that increased their dividends from 10 to 24 consecutive years (U.S. Dividend Contenders). This article will be divided into several parts; more than 114 Dividend Contenders will be presented. The list is sorted alphabetically.
The average dividend-yield of the Dividend Contenders list amounts to 3.39 percent while the average payout ratio is 1.39. The average P/E ratio is calculated with 44.53, price to sales ratio with 3.77 and price to book ratio with 2.71. Total debt to assets ratio is 18.22 leads to a return on equity of 12.72 percent. The operating margin amounts to 21.77 percent. Companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ as well as being part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.
Here is the table of 10 Dividend Contenders with some fundamentals:
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Related stock ticker symbols:
FELE, GD, GTY, GGG, HCC, HCP, HGIC, HSC, HIFS, NRGY