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17 Dividend Kings Compiled In A Fundamental List

The best dividend growth stock of all time is a dividend king, a company that has raised dividends constantly over time. A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase dividends to shareholders for at least fifty years in a row. 

There are only a handful of these companies worldwide, most of them being US based. A company that has managed to increase dividends each year for over half a century has a stable business model that has endured a lot over a long period of time. 

As investors who want to live off dividends in retirement, we want to concentrate on quality businesses that operate in industries with significant competitive advantages. This will allow those businesses to grow earnings and pay higher dividends over time.

In order to give you a quick overview of the current market valuation and fundamentals of the 18 Dividend Kings, you can find attached a list with more details.

Here are the actual Dividend Kings...




Name
Symbol
Years of Rising Dividends
10 year Annual Dividend Growth
10 year Annual EPS Growth
American States Water
AWR
61
6.86%
7.24%
Dover Corp.
DOV
60
11.52%
3.83%
Northwest Natural Gas
NWN
60
3.51%
0.60%
Emerson Electric
EMR
59
8.35%
3.24%
Genuine Parts Co.
GPC
59
7.11%
6.26%
Parker-Hannifin Corp.
PH
59
15.96%
5.10%
Procter & Gamble Co.
PG
59
9.22%
3.57%
3M Company
MMM
57
9.33%
6.26%
Vectren Corp.
VVC
56
2.61%
2.61%
Cincinnati Financial
CINF
55
4.70%
-0.15%
Coca-Cola Company
KO
53
8.95%
6.91%
Johnson & Johnson
JNJ
53
9.81%
5.97%
Lancaster Colony Corp.
LANC
53
6.41%
5.41%
Lowe's Companies
LOW
53
26.14%
6.74%
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
CL
52
10.45%
8.62%
Nordson Corp.
NDSN
52
11.05%
11.16%
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp
FMCB
51
5.43%
4.38%
Hormel Foods Corp.
HRL
50
14.42%
11.02%


17 Dividend Kings (click to enlarge)

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