25-Year Dividend Increasing Stocks

25-Year Dividend Increasing StocksThe following dividend stocks are a very select group, as they have been increasing their annual dividends every year for at least the past 25 years.

A history of several years of steadily increasing dividend payouts is one of the factors we use when evaluating dividend stocks. For more information on our DARS™ Ratings, click here.

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Symbol
Company
Name
DARS™
Rating [?]
No. of
Years
Dividend
Yield**
Current
Price*
Annual
Dividend
DBD Diebold, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 60 2.91% 39.57 1.15
AWR American States Water Login/Signup for Ratings 59 2.61% 31.00 0.81
DOV Dover Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 58 1.76% 85.46 1.50
NWN Northwest Natural Gas Login/Signup for Ratings 58 4.13% 44.53 1.84
PG Procter & Gamble Login/Signup for Ratings 57 3.15% 81.76 2.57
EMR Emerson Electric Login/Signup for Ratings 57 2.51% 68.44 1.72
GPC Genuine Parts Login/Signup for Ratings 57 2.63% 87.32 2.30
MMM 3M Login/Signup for Ratings 55 2.48% 137.73 3.42
PH Parker Hannifin Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 54 1.53% 125.35 1.92
VVC Vectren Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 54 3.58% 40.19 1.44
CINF Cincinnati Financial Login/Signup for Ratings 53 3.61% 48.77 1.76
KO Coca-Cola Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 51 3.00% 40.72 1.22
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Login/Signup for Ratings 51 2.67% 98.96 2.64
LOW Lowe's Login/Signup for Ratings 51 1.54% 46.80 0.72
LANC Lancaster Colony Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 51 1.85% 95.20 1.76
ITW Illinois Tool Works Login/Signup for Ratings 50 2.00% 84.21 1.68
CL Colgate-Palmolive Login/Signup for Ratings 50 2.15% 66.94 1.44
NDSN Nordson Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 50 0.98% 73.78 0.72
CLC Clarcor Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 49 1.22% 55.58 0.68
CB Chubb Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 48 2.20% 90.81 2.00
HRL Hormel Foods Login/Signup for Ratings 47 1.67% 47.78 0.80
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.44% 81.92 2.00
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.71% 115.28 3.12
TGT Target Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.87% 60.00 1.72
ABM ABM Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.24% 27.69 0.62
CWT California Water Services Group Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.84% 22.87 0.65
SJW SJW Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.61% 28.71 0.75
SCL Stepan Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 46 1.11% 61.04 0.68
CBSH Commerce Bankshares Login/Signup for Ratings 45 2.03% 44.28 0.90
MO Altria Group Login/Signup for Ratings 44 4.99% 38.45 1.92
BKH Black Hills Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 44 2.69% 58.09 1.56
FUL H.B. Fuller Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 44 1.03% 46.56 0.48
CTWS Connecticut Water Services Login/Signup for Ratings 44 3.00% 32.95 0.99
SYY Sysco Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 43 3.22% 36.03 1.16
NFG National Fuel Gas Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 43 2.14% 69.98 1.50
GWW W.W.Grainger Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.48% 252.15 3.72
BCR C.R. Bard, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 42 0.60% 139.49 0.84
BDX Becton Dickinson Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.93% 113.16 2.18
LEG Leggett & Platt Login/Signup for Ratings 42 3.64% 32.95 1.20
UVV Universal Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 42 3.84% 53.17 2.04
MSA Mine Safety Applications Login/Signup for Ratings 42 2.12% 56.50 1.20
TNC Tennant Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.09% 65.95 0.72
VFC V.F. Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.75% 59.85 1.05
KMB Kimberly-Clark Login/Signup for Ratings 41 2.99% 112.54 3.36
PEP PepsiCo Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.06% 85.55 2.62
ABT Abbott Labs Login/Signup for Ratings 41 2.26% 38.93 0.88
PPG PPG Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.34% 199.46 2.68
GRC Gorman-Rupp Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.15% 31.20 0.36
MSEX Middlesex Water Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.68% 20.65 0.76
ABBV AbbVie Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.46% 48.55 1.68
MHFI McGraw-Hill Financial Login/Signup for Ratings 40 1.57% 76.67 1.20
NUE Nucor Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 40 2.84% 52.14 1.48
UBSI United Bankshares Login/Signup for Ratings 40 4.22% 30.33 1.28
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.47% 77.66 1.92
ADP Automatic Data Processing Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.52% 76.31 1.92
ED Consolidated Edison Login/Signup for Ratings 39 4.46% 56.50 2.52
RPM RPM International Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.25% 42.65 0.96
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.00% 26.77 0.54
WAG Walgreen Company Login/Signup for Ratings 38 1.89% 66.75 1.26
SIAL Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 38 0.98% 94.07 0.92
MGEE MGE Energy Login/Signup for Ratings 38 2.79% 38.66 1.08
MCD McDonald's Login/Signup for Ratings 37 3.23% 100.25 3.24
CSL Carlisle Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.12% 78.46 0.88
FDO Family Dollar Stores Login/Signup for Ratings 37 2.18% 56.84 1.24
PNR Pentair Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.26% 79.55 1.00
RLI RLI Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.58% 43.02 0.68
WGL WGL Holdings Login/Signup for Ratings 37 4.47% 39.41 1.76
CLX Clorox Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 36 3.13% 90.84 2.84
MDT Medtronic, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 36 1.91% 58.55 1.12
SHW Sherwin Williams Login/Signup for Ratings 35 1.11% 197.59 2.20
PNY Piedmont Natural Gas Login/Signup for Ratings 35 3.58% 35.79 1.28
STR Questar Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 34 3.06% 23.50 0.72
EV Eaton Vance Login/Signup for Ratings 33 2.38% 37.00 0.88
CTBI Community Trust Bancorp Login/Signup for Ratings 33 3.39% 37.80 1.28
BEN Franklin Resources Login/Signup for Ratings 32 0.89% 53.70 0.48
ORI Old Republic International Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 32 4.42% 16.53 0.73
VAL Valspar Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 32 1.42% 73.28 1.04
WEYS Weyco Group Login/Signup for Ratings 32 2.74% 26.30 0.72
AFL Aflac Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.35% 63.05 1.48
APD Air Products & Chemicals Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.61% 117.94 3.08
CTAS Cintas Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 31 1.34% 57.63 0.77
EGN Energen Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 31 0.75% 80.34 0.60
XOM Exxon Mobil Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.51% 100.42 2.52
BMS Bemis Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 30 2.67% 40.44 1.08
T AT&T Login/Signup for Ratings 29 5.11% 36.04 1.84
BF-B Brown-Forman Login/Signup for Ratings 29 1.30% 88.92 1.16
BRC Brady Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 28 2.98% 26.15 0.78
ECL Ecolab Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 28 1.02% 107.79 1.10
HCP HCP Inc. REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 28 5.38% 40.53 2.18
NC NACCO Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 28 1.86% 53.84 1.00
TROW T. Rowe Price Login/Signup for Ratings 27 2.18% 80.63 1.76
MKC McCormick & Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 27 2.09% 70.98 1.48
PLEASE NOTE: This list is current through the end-of-year 2012.

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