20+ YEAR DIVIDEND GROWERS

These consistent dividend growth companies have raised their dividend for at least 20 consecutive years. You can see all of the stocks in the Dividend Aristocrats Index here.

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Ideas - 20+ Year Dividend Growers

TickerCompany NameSectorIndustryCategoryMarket Cap ($M)Market CapSafety ScoreGrowth ScoreYield ScoreDividend YieldDividend Growth StreakEPS Payout Ratio5yr Median EPS PayoutFCF Payout Ratio5yr Median FCF PayoutEx-Dividend DatePay Date1yr Dividend Growth3yr Dividend Growth5yr Dividend Growth10yr Dividend GrowthAnnual Dividend ($)Dividend Payment ($)Payment FrequencyP/E RatioFree Cash Flow YieldEnterprise Value / SalesEnterprise Value / EBITPrice-to-Book RatioGross MarginOperating MarginProfit MarginFCF MarginReturn on Equity5yr Median ROEROIC5yr Median ROIC1yr Sales Growth5yr Sales CAGR1yr EPS Growth5yr EPS CAGRCurrent RatioDebt to CapitalDebt to CapitalDebt to EquityDebt to EquityNet Debt to EBITNet Debt to EBITEBIT / InterestEBIT / Interest1yr Total Return5yr Total Return CAGR
ABBV AbbVie Inc. Medical Pharma 1.54 103,105 Mega: > $100B 83 87 77 3.96 5+ Years 67 59 04/11/2017 05/15/2017 13 13 2.6 0.6 Quarterly 17.8 6.2 5.2 14.2 22.21 77.3 36.6 23.2 25.6 128 128.4 14.5 15.5 6 8 -9 11 1.7 0.9 Very High Debt: > 0.7 8.0 Very High Debt: > 2.0 3.2 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 9.7 Low Risk: 8x to 15x 10
ABM ABM Industries Incorporated Business Services Building Maintenance & Service 0.77 2,426 Mid: $2B to $10B 96 43 31 1.56 20+ Years 39 53 49 32 04/04/2017 05/01/2017 3 3 3 4 0.7 0.2 Quarterly 2.2 0.5 41.4 2.67 10.1 1.1 1.1 0.8 6 6.8 5.0 5.1 5 4 -517 -4 1.4 0.3 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.3 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 4.1 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 6.0 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 34 16
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company Consumer Staples Agricultural Operations 0.89 25,845 Large: $10B to $100B 90 25 62 2.82 20+ Years 56 37 122 31 02/16/2017 03/14/2017 7 16 13 12 1.3 0.3 Quarterly 21.0 2.2 0.4 16.3 1.51 5.9 2.6 2.1 1.0 7 7.5 5.4 5.4 0 -5 -40 -7 1.6 0.3 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.4 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 0.5 Low Risk: < 1.0 5.6 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 24 10
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Business Services Outsourcing 0.87 46,826 Large: $10B to $100B 97 92 48 2.19 20+ Years 59 67 50 53 06/07/2017 07/01/2017 8 6 8 11 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 27.9 4.2 3.8 19.8 12.25 41.4 18.8 12.8 14.6 33 22.5 23.0 22.4 6 3 53 5 1.1 0.3 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.5 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 -0.3 Net Cash 31.2 Very Low Risk: > 15x 15 20
AFL Aflac Incorporated Finance Insurance 1.07 29,875 Large: $10B to $100B 98 91 52 2.30 20+ Years 26 22 12 10 02/13/2017 03/01/2017 5 5 6 12 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 11.6 19.4 1.4 7.5 1.48 0.0 18.0 11.8 26.5 12 16.1 10.3 12.5 12 0 8 9 0.0 0.2 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.3 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 0.1 Low Risk: < 1.0 Very Low Risk: > 15x 13 12
Free Trial Albemarle Corporation Basic Materials Diversified Chemicals 1.47 11,784 Large: $10B to $100B 95 82 20 1.20 20+ Years 22 36 26 32 03/13/2017 04/03/2017 5 8 13 13 1.3 0.3 Quarterly 18.8 4.4 4.4 20.7 3.05 36.3 21.5 24.0 20.1 12 15.5 7.9 7.9 -8 -1 242 6 2.9 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.6 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 0.2 Low Risk: < 1.0 8.8 Low Risk: 8x to 15x 64 13
Free Trial Smith (A.O.) Corporation Industrial Products Electrical Machinery 1.44 9,083 Mid: $2B to $10B 98 98 16 1.08 20+ Years 27 25 24 24 04/26/2017 05/15/2017 26 28 26 16 0.6 0.1 Quarterly 28.1 4.0 3.2 18.8 5.95 41.7 17.1 12.2 13.6 21 15.0 17.8 13.1 9 9 6 2 2.0 0.2 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.2 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 -0.9 Net Cash 63.1 Very Low Risk: > 15x 28 39
Free Trial Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Basic Materials Diversified Chemicals 1.26 30,499 Large: $10B to $100B 34 27 60 2.72 20+ Years 608 51 181 72 03/30/2017 05/08/2017 2 5 7 9 3.8 1.0 Quarterly 54.0 6.2 3.6 16.5 4.19 32.8 22.1 6.6 18.2 21 15.5 12.7 9.2 1 0 -18 -12 1.2 0.3 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.6 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 1.7 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 16.8 Very Low Risk: > 15x -5 12
Free Trial Atmos Energy Corporation Utilities Gas Distribution 0.34 8,414 Mid: $2B to $10B 92 50 50 2.25 20+ Years 49 51 -73 -105 02/23/2017 03/13/2017 8 6 5 3 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 22.4 3.2 16.0 2.27 52.1 19.9 10.4 -8.7 10 9.4 6.2 5.2 16 -5 19 8 0.5 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 1.0 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 3.7 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 5.8 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 12 27
Free Trial AptarGroup, Inc. Industrial Products Paper & Plastic Containers 0.97 4,902 Mid: $2B to $10B 96 68 33 1.63 20+ Years 39 37 40 41 05/01/2017 05/24/2017 7 7 9 11 1.3 0.3 Quarterly 24.7 3.9 2.2 16.8 4.14 35.7 13.3 8.8 8.6 17 17.3 10.6 10.4 -1 0 17 4 2.3 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.8 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 1.0 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 8.8 Low Risk: 8x to 15x -1 9


 

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