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16 Dividend Stocks With The Longest Dividend Growth String

Many investors rely on income from their investment portfolios, and right now, dividend stocks are one of the best sources of income you can find in the investment world.

One sign of success for a dividend stock is its ability to increase its quarterly payout over time, and a select few stocks have put together track records with annual dividend hikes each year for 50 years or more.

Let's take a look at these three dividend giants to see whether they deserve a place in your portfolio.

In total, there are exactly 16 stocks with an uninterrupted dividend growth history of more than 50 years. The highest yielding stock pays 3.9 percent and the lowest yielding stock gives investor a reward of 1.33 percent.

Only two stocks from the investing category have a low forward P/E. Emerson Electric and Parker-Hannifin are the two companies. Check out the full table at the end of this article. I hope the sheet gives you a good overview. If you like, you can make a short comment by sharing your thoughts. Thank you for reading and commenting. 

Here are the top yielding results in detail...


16 Dividend Stocks With The Longest Dividend Growth String


Emerson Electric -- Yield: 4.05%

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) employs 110,800 people, generates revenue of $22,304.00 million and has a net income of $2,733.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $30.74 billion.

Emerson Electric’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,171.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.70% (the operating margin is 14.60% and the net profit margin 12.25%).

Financials: The total debt represents 30.98% of Emerson Electric assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 84.67%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 29.78% was realized by Emerson Electric.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.01. Last fiscal year, Emerson Electric paid $1.88 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.35, the P/S ratio is 1.38 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.80. The dividend yield amounts to 4.05%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)



Vectren -- Yield: 3.94%

Vectren (NYSE:VVC) employs 5,500 people, generates revenue of $2,611.70 million and has a net income of $166.90 million. The current market capitalization stands at $3.36 billion.

Vectren’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $587.90 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.51% (the operating margin is 12.00% and the net profit margin 6.39%).

Financials: The total debt represents 33.58% of Vectren assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 107.91%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.56% was realized by Vectren.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.28. Last fiscal year, Vectren paid $1.46 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.70, the P/S ratio is 1.29 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.09. The dividend yield amounts to 3.94%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Vectren (VVC)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Vectren (VVC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Vectren (VVC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Vectren (VVC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Vectren (VVC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Vectren (VVC)



Northwest Natural -- Yield: 3.83%

Northwest Natural (NYSE:NWN) employs 1,103 people, generates revenue of $754.04 million and has a net income of $58.69 million. The current market capitalization stands at $1.34 billion.

Northwest Natural’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $232.66 million. The EBITDA margin is 30.85% (the operating margin is 18.96% and the net profit margin 7.78%).

Financials: The total debt represents 29.25% of Northwest Natural assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 116.82%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.73% was realized by Northwest Natural.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.92. Last fiscal year, Northwest Natural paid $1.85 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.98, the P/S ratio is 1.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.74. The dividend yield amounts to 3.83%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Northwest Natural (NWN)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Northwest Natural (NWN)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Northwest Natural (NWN)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Northwest Natural (NWN)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Northwest Natural (NWN)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Northwest Natural (NWN)



Procter & Gamble -- Yield: 3.41%

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) employs 110,000 people, generates revenue of $76,279.00 million and has a net income of $8,930.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $211.63 billion.

Procter & Gamble’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,979.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.95% (the operating margin is 15.46% and the net profit margin 11.71%).

Financials: The total debt represents 23.43% of Procter & Gamble assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 48.62%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.23% was realized by Procter & Gamble.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.04. Last fiscal year, Procter & Gamble paid $2.59 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.58, the P/S ratio is 2.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.44. The dividend yield amounts to 3.41%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Procter & Gamble (PG)



Coca-Cola -- Yield: 3.09%

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) employs 129,200 people, generates revenue of $45,998.00 million and has a net income of $7,124.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $185.96 billion.

Coca-Cola’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,474.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.12% (the operating margin is 21.04% and the net profit margin 15.49%).

Financials: The total debt represents 45.36% of Coca-Cola assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 137.68%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.36% was realized by Coca-Cola.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.56. Last fiscal year, Coca-Cola paid $1.22 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 27.09, the P/S ratio is 4.04 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.16. The dividend yield amounts to 3.09%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Coca-Cola (KO)



Cincinnati Financial -- Yield: 3.07%

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) employs 4,305 people, generates revenue of $4,945.00 million and has a net income of $525.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $9.83 billion.

Cincinnati Financial’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $825.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.68% (the operating margin is 15.65% and the net profit margin 10.62%).

Financials: The total debt represents 4.67% of Cincinnati Financial assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 13.33%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.30% was realized by Cincinnati Financial.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.89. Last fiscal year, Cincinnati Financial paid $1.76 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.20, the P/S ratio is 1.99 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.49. The dividend yield amounts to 3.07%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cincinnati Financial (CINF)

1 comment:

  1. I like EMR. Hopefully it keeps coming back down!

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