yes that is right 2 dividend raises. i love it when a company decides to send more money my way.
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE:O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increase in the company’s common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.221 per share from $0.2205 per share. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2019 to shareholders of record as of January 2, 2019. The ex-dividend date for January’s dividend is December 31, 2018. The new monthly dividend represents an annualized dividend amount of $2.652 per share as compared to the current annualized dividend amount of $2.646 per share.
That was the first raise i had it is not alot but it is important not only to me but i believe this is the 25th straight year they will have raised the dividend.
Now since i own 38 shares this will add .228 cents a year nothing to write home about but when you take all the raises O has throughout the year it is about 4 percent higher than last year.
The second one is ATT
Quarterly Dividend Increases for the 35Th Consecutive Year, Reflecting Strong Cash Flows and Confidence for 2019
AT&T’s quarterly dividend will increase from $0.50 to $0.51 per share. The annual dividend will increase from $2.00 to $2.04 per share.
“Our healthy cash flows and strong outlook for 2019 give us the confidence to raise our dividend for the 35th consecutive year. The dividend is an important way we provide value to our shareholders, and I’m proud that we are able to continue our history of annual increases,” said Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO, AT&T Inc.
The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2019, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 10, 2019.
I own 336.4126 shares of T this will add $13.45 to my dividends. the new year is looking good already one of the best starts ive had and it will only get better as more dividend increases come in. The goal one day is to have my dividends pay all my current and future bills right now most months would be covered on bills but in the future i will have more.
2019 total increases $21.75
Have you had any raises lately?