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Cincinnati Financial raises dividend for 56th consecutive year

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Dividend Aristocrat Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) will raise its dividend by 4.3%.

HCP raises dividend for 31st consecutive year

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Dividend Aristocrat HCP (HCP) will hike its dividend by 1.8%.

California Water Service hikes dividend for 49th consecutive year

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California Water Service Group (CWT) will raise its dividend by 3%.

McGraw Hill Financial hikes dividend for 43rd consecutive year

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Dividend Aristocrat McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI) will raise its dividend by 9.1%.

Consolidated Edison hikes dividend for 42nd consecutive year

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Consolidated Edison (ED), one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, will raise its dividend by 3.1%.

Chubb removed from Dividend Aristocrats Index

As of January 15th S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed insurer Chubb from its Dividend Aristocrats Index, following the acquisition by Ace Limited (ACE/CB).

The best and worst Dividend Aristocrats of 2015

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The average Dividend Aristocrat lost 1.2% in 2015, with 25 gainers out of the 52 stocks that have raised their dividend for at least 25 years.

The biggest gainer in 2015 was Hormel Foods. The biggest loser was Franklin Resources.

Only Chevron didn't raise its dividend in 2015.