Why Procter & Gamble Co is a Top Dividend Stock (PG)

These metrics show why PG is highly rated for investors

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) has been named to the Dividend Channel ”S.A.F.E. 25” list, signifying a stock with above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 3.1% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ”DividendRank” report.

Why Procter & Gamble Co is a Top Dividend Stock (PG)According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Procter & Gamble is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.27% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $179,079,722 worth of PG shares.

Procter & Gamble Co. 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 Procter & Gamble Co. is $2.678 per share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 07/20/2016.

Below is a long-term dividend history chart for PG, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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PG operates in the Consumer Goods sector, among companies like Unilever N.V. (ADR) (UN), and Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL).

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