XOM: Exxon Mobil a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock

by DividendChannel.com | January 31, 2014 11:45 am

XOM: Exxon Mobil a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock

Exxon Mobil (XOM) has been named to the Dividend Channel[1] ”S.A.F.E. 25” list, signifying a stock with above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 2.7% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ”DividendRank”[2] report.

ExxonMobilLogo 150x150 XOM: Exxon Mobil a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock According to the ETF Finder[3] at ETF Channel[4], Exxon Mobil is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT[5]), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.21% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY[6]), which holds $146,800,430 worth of XOM shares.

Exxon Mobil made the “Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25″ list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.

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The annualized dividend paid by Exxon Mobil is $2.52 per share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 02/06/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for XOM, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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XOM operates in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing sector, among companies like Chevron (CVX[7]), and Statoil ASA (STO[8]).

Endnotes:
  1. Dividend Channel: http://www.dividendchannel.com/
  2. ”DividendRank”: http://www.dividendchannel.com/dividend-rank/
  3. ETF Finder: http://www.etfchannel.com/
  4. ETF Channel: http://www.etfchannel.com/
  5. ITOT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ITOT
  6. SDY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SDY
  7. CVX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CVX
  8. STO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=STO

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