General Dynamics: Dividend Climbs March 2, 2017
Joseph Sroka, CFA, CMT
Chief Investment Officer, NovaPoint Capital LLC
The Board of Directors of General Dynamics (ticker: GD) announced an increase in the quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock to $0.84 per share from $0.76, a 10.5% increase. This is the 20th consecutive year the company has raised its dividend.
General Dynamics is one of the stock holdings in NovaPoint Capital’s Dividend Growth Strategy. Our Strategy seeks to own high-quality, dividend-paying stocks with a track record of annual dividend increases. Our research shows that a portfolio of companies with track records of raising their dividends has, on average, produced total returns higher than both the market and their non-dividend paying peers. The average track record of dividend increases for companies in our current portfolio is thirty-one years.
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