Dividends4Life: Top 5 Dividend Aristocrats to Watch

Top 5 Dividend Aristocrats to Watch

Posted by D4L | Friday, April 21, 2017 | | 0 comments »

If a company managed to raise its dividend every year for 25 consecutive years, it must have something special. That’s why S&P 500 companies with at least 25 years of dividend increases earn the title of “dividend aristocrat.” There are currently 51 dividend aristocrats trading in the stock market. In this article, we are going to take a look at the top five dividend aristocrats to watch in April 2017.

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stock needs no introduction, having been a staple for many income investors for decades. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock is off to a strong start in 2017, climbing 8.3% over the past three months. W.W. Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair, and operate facilities. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) is another consumer staples company that made it to the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats list. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) is a multinational aerospace and defense company.

Source: Income Investor

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