Stanley Black & Decker
Paid Dividends Since: 1877
Current Dividend Yield: 2.9%
To build a world suitable for man, you need tools that men can build with. Supplying those tools is the wheelhouse of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK). The diversified global tool and industrial giant has built a deserved reputation as a dividend powerhouse, paying out profits to shareholders since 1877.
That incredible 130-year track record is even more impressive when you consider that the company has increased its payout to shareholders every year for the past 44 years.
At a current dividend yield of 2.9%, every income seeker needs to put this dividend tool into their portfolio.
As of this writing, Jim Woods did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.