10 Stocks With Decades of Dividend Growth

by Marc Bastow | March 18, 2013 6:15 am

10 Stocks With Decades of Dividend Growth

Longevity and consistency are the hallmarks of many a good investment, and these traits are especially important when it comes to dividend stocks. There’s nothing income investors love more than Steady Eddie stocks that not only deliver payouts quarter after quarter, but increase those payouts like clockwork, too.

What do these companies have in common? Generally speaking, stocks that are able to keep up — and grow — dividends for a very long time are market leaders with products that have stood and will continue to stand the test of time.  they are market leaders with products that can stand the test of time.

Here’s a quick look at 10 such stocks that have been able to provide and improve upon payouts annually for at least 30 consecutive years — and unsurprisingly, all are members of our list of Dependable Dividend Stocks[1]:

Marc Bastow is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace.com. As of this writing, he was long JNJ.

Endnotes:
  1. Dependable Dividend Stocks: http://investorplace.com/dividend-paying-stocks/
  2. PG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PG
  3. DOV: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DOV
  4. GPC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GPC
  5. MMM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MMM
  6. KO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KO
  7. BRK.A: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.A
  8. BRK.B: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.B
  9. CL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CL
  10. several consumer stocks knocking it out the park recently: http://investorplace.com/2013/03/soap-and-toothpaste-are-crushing-the-market/
  11. JNJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=JNJ
  12. GWW: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GWW
  13. is one of my personal favorites: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/w-w-grainger-supplies-retirement-dividends-for-investors-gww-shld/
  14. MCD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MCD
  15. in-store concepts: http://investorplace.com/2013/02/where-mcdonalds-is-testing-waiters-fine-china/
  16. WMT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=WMT

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