Showing posts from February, 2023

Dividend Aristocrats statistics in 2023 | Nucor biggest gainer, ADM big loser

As of February 3, 2023, The average return for all 67 Dividend Aristocrats together is 4.7%. We look at the biggest gainers so far this year and the biggest losers, including all three new added Aristocrats for 2023.

Swiss Dividend Aristocrat Roche pays record dividend of CHF 9.50 in 2023

On February 2, 2023, Roche Holding AG , the Swiss pharmaceuticals company, announced a small dividend hike from CHF 9.30 to 9.50 per share. Dividend Aristocrat Roche has raised its dividend for more than 30 consecutive years.

European Dividend Aristocrat Sanofi speeds up dividend growth in 2023

On February 3, 2023, French pharmaceutical company Sanofi , a Dividend Aristocrat , announced its annual dividend increase with a 6.9% hike to €3.56 per share for FY 2022. This is the biggest dividend increase by Sanofi in the last 14 years.

Kimberly-Clark dividend growth keeps slowing with a 1.7% hike in 2023

On January 25, 2023, Dividend Aristocrat Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) announced a 1.7% dividend hike to $1.18 quarterly per share. This marks 51 consecutive years of dividend growth for the tissues and diapers maker but also is the smallest increase in more than a decade.

Air Products declares 8% dividend hike in 2023 | 41 consecutive years of growth

A typical Air Products truck transporting industrial gases (image credit: company website) Air Products and Chemicals, Inc . (trading symbol APD) will raise its quarterly dividend for the 41st consecutive year with another 8% dividend hike to $1.75 quarterly per share. This matches a dividend hike of 8% announced in 2022. The industrial gases company announced this new dividend increase on January 26, 2023.

European Dividend Aristocrat Novartis raises 2022 by 3.2% to record CHF 3.20

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis , one of only a handful of real European Dividend Aristocrats, will raise its dividend for the 26th consecutive year in 2023.