5 Companies Set to Hike Their Dividend Over the Next Few Weeks, 3 Dividend Aristocrats

June 21, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

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Below are listed several companies that are poised to raise their dividend over the next few weeks. Companies that are able to grow their dividend are some of the most consistent returners in the market.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NYSE: WBA) - A member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, the company usually raises its dividend during the first few weeks of July. Hikes over the past few years have been coming in the 2-10% range. The current dividend yield is 3.6%. The company may try to raise it above 4%.

Kroger (NYSE: KR) - The company could raise its dividend this week, according to past hikes. Raises have been in the 4-14% over the past few years. The company has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years. This year would be the 15th consecutive year. The current dividend yield is 1.8%. The company usually tries to keep it above 2%.

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) - Another member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, the company usually raises its dividend during the first few weeks of July. Hikes over the past few years have been coming in the 1-7% range. The current dividend yield is 1.4%. The company may try to bring it closer to 2%.

Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) - The company usually raises its dividend during the first few weeks of July. Hikes over the past few years have been coming in the 2-11% range. The current dividend yield is 1.4%. The company may try to bring it closer to 2%

PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) - Yet another member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, the company usually raises its dividend during the first few weeks of July. Hikes over the past few years have been coming in the 5-12% range. The current dividend yield is 1.3%. The company may try to bring it closer to 2%



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