David Fish’s Dividend Champions, Contenders and Challengers

[nbox type=notice]Note from Daily Dividend Alert: If there’s one resource that every serious dividend growth investor needs at his or her disposal, it’s David Fish’s exclusive list of Dividend Champions, Contenders and Challengers… or “CCCs” for short. Updated monthly, this list contains the name of every U.S.-listed stock that has raised its dividend each year for at least the past five years in a row (or in the case of the Champions, for at least the past 25 years in a row). In addition, David’s list includes key stats, such as the company’s dividend yield, the percentage increase of its latest dividend hike, its current payout ratio (as a measure of its EPS), and its average dividend growth rate (DGR) over the past one, three, five and 10 years. With all of this in mind, we’re thrilled David has agreed to give Daily Dividend Alert readers such convenient access to his work, and we’re confident that you’ll benefit from this information. See below for the current list of Champions, Contenders and Challengers…[/nbox]

Last updated on January 2, 2014, the following 476 stocks have raised dividends each year for at least the past five years.

This list is a summarized version of David Fish’s popular “CCC” list, which contains what he calls…

  • Dividend Champions: U.S. stocks that have grown dividends for the last 25+ consecutive years
  • Dividend Contenders: U.S. stocks that have grown dividends for the last 10-24 consecutive years
  • Dividend Challengers: U.S. stocks that have grown dividends for the last 5-9 consecutive years

The purpose of offering this summary is to make a portion of David’s work easily accessible to Daily Dividend Alert readers. For additional data, we encourage you to check out his full version, which can be found here. In addition, if you like David’s work and you’re interested in exploring dividend reinvestment plans, you may want to consider using his company’s DRIP enrollment service. You can learn more about what they offer here.

Disclaimer: The following information is updated at the end of each month. Although all figures are thought to be correct, no guarantee is expressed, nor should any be implied.