The ten S&P 500 companies that have increased their dividend payout by the highest average annual rate during the last five years are analyzed in this article. The goal is to find out if they can continue their high dividend growth rate.
Since this article is designated to income-oriented investors, I have considered only stocks that are yielding more than 2.5%. The tables below show the top ten S&P 500 companies based on 5 year dividend growth, as well as each one’s:
– Dividend yield
– Payout ratio
– Average annual dividend growth rates during the last five and three years
Let's look closer those ten...
Source: Insider Monkey