Home Depot Delivers: 17 Dividend Stocks Raising Payouts

by Marc Bastow | February 28, 2014 2:45 pm

Home Depot Delivers: 17 Dividend Stocks Raising Payouts

It was another strong week for dividend stocks raising payouts, continuing a nice streak that has helped investors through the earnings season. Leading the way was Home Depot (HD[1]), which announced its 108th consecutive quarterly payout for the do-it-yourself home improvement retailer.

IncreasingDividends 150x150 Home Depot Delivers: 17 Dividend Stocks Raising Payouts Here’s a look at the new dividend payout for Home Depot as well as the improvements from other dividend stocks this week.

(Note: All dividend yields are as of Feb. 28)

Specialty chemicals developer, manufacturer and distributor Albemarle (ALB[2]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to 27.5 cents per share, payable April 1 to shareholders of record as of March 14.
ALB Dividend Yield: 1.66%

Branded shelf-stable foods distributor B&G Foods (BGS[3]) raised its quarterly dividend 3% to 34 cents per share, payable April 30 to shareholders of record as of March 31. With a yield of more than 4.5%, BGS stock has the highest yield on this week’s list of dividend stocks.
BGS Dividend Yield: 4.52%

Boiler, radiator, air conditioning and furnace manufacturer Burnham Holdings (BURCA[4]) raised its quarterly dividend 11% to 21 cents per share, payable March 18 to shareholders of record as of March 11.
BURCA Dividend Yield: 4.3%

Property and casualty insurance holding company Chubb (CB[5]) raised its quarterly dividend 13.6% to 50 cents per share, payable April 1 to shareholders of record as of March 14.
CB Dividend Yield: 2.28%

Waste disposal and energy management holding company Covanta (CVA[6]) raised its quarterly dividend 9% to 18 cents per share, payable April 2 to shareholders of record as of March 26.
CVA Dividend Yield: 4.10%

Savings and loan holding company Flushing Financial (FFIC[7]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to 15 cents per share, payable March 28 to shareholders of record as of March 7.
FFIC Dividend Yield: 2.86%

Power management company Eaton (ETN[8]) raised its dividend 16.7% to 49 cents per share, payable March 21 to shareholders of record as of March 10.
ETN Dividend Yield: 2.6%

Specialty papers and and fiber-based materials manufacturer P.H. Glatfelter (GLT[9]) raised its quarterly dividend 10% to 11 cents per share, payable May 1 to shareholders of record as of April 3.
GLT Dividend Yield: 1.44%

The biggest increase among our dividend stocks this week comes from home improvement company Home Depot (HD[1]), which raised its quarterly dividend 21% to 47 cents per share, payable March 27 to shareholders of record as of March 13.
HD Dividend Yield: 2.28%

Fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom (JWN[10]) raised its quarterly dividend 10% to 33 cents per share, payable March 25 to shareholders of record as of March 10.
JWN Dividend Yield: 2.15%

Off-price apparel and and home fashion chain Ross Stores (ROST[11]) raised its quarterly dividend 18% to 20 cents per share, payable March 31 to shareholders of record as of March 10.
ROST Dividend Yield: 1.15%

Crude oil and petroleum products seaborne transportation company Scorpio Tankers (STNG[12]) raised its quarterly dividend 14% to 8 cents per share, payable March 26 to shareholders of record as of March 11.
STING Dividend Yield: 3.27%

California-based utility holding company Sempra Energy (SRE[13]) raised its quarterly dividend 5% to 66 cents per share, payable April 15 to shareholders of record as of March 27.
SRE Dividend Yield: 2.80%

Cardiovascular medical device designer and manufacturer St. Jude Medical (STJ[14]) raised its quarterly dividend 8% to 27 cents per share, payable April 30 to shareholders of record as of March 31.
STJ Dividend Yield: 1.60%

Financial products and services bank TD Bank (TD[15]) raised its quarterly dividend 9.3% to 47 cents per share, payable April 30 to shareholders of record as of April 3.
TD Dividend Yield: 4.13%

Full service restaurant group Texas Roadhouse (TXRH[16]) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 15 cents per share, payable April 4 to shareholders of record as of March 19.
TRXH Dividend Yield: 2.25%

Charleston, West Virginia-based bank holding company United Bancshares (UBSI[17]) raised its quarterly dividend 3.2% to 32 cents per share, payable April 1 to shareholders of record as of March 14. The increase represents the 40th consecutive annual dividend increase by UBSI.
UBSI Dividend Yield: 4.30%

Marc Bastow is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace.com. As of this writing he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. For more dividend stocks increasing payouts, see previous weeks’ lists of Companies Increasing Dividends[18].

Endnotes:
  1. HD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HD
  2. ALB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ALB
  3. BGS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BGS
  4. BURCA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BURCA
  5. CB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CB
  6. CVA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CVA
  7. FFIC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FFIC
  8. ETN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ETN
  9. GLT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GLT
  10. JWN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=JWN
  11. ROST: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ROST
  12. STNG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=STING
  13. SRE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SRE
  14. STJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=STJ
  15. TD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=TD
  16. TXRH: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=TXRH
  17. UBSI: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=UBSI
  18. Companies Increasing Dividends: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/

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