S&P Global: Rich Dividend Increase January 25, 2017
Joseph Sroka, CFA, CMT
Chief Investment Officer, NovaPoint Capital LLC
The Board of Directors of S&P Global (ticker: SPGI) announced an increase in the quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock to $0.41 per share from $0.36, a 13.9% increase. This is the 44th consecutive year the company has raised its dividend.
S&P Global 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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