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 2.90% 39.69 1.15
AWR American States Water Login/Signup for Ratings 59 2.62% 30.91 0.81
DOV Dover Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 58 1.80% 83.18 1.50
NWN Northwest Natural Gas Login/Signup for Ratings 58 4.13% 44.50 1.84
PG Procter & Gamble Login/Signup for Ratings 57 3.15% 81.65 2.57
EMR Emerson Electric Login/Signup for Ratings 57 2.54% 67.61 1.72
GPC Genuine Parts Login/Signup for Ratings 57 2.63% 87.41 2.30
MMM 3M Login/Signup for Ratings 55 2.50% 136.77 3.42
PH Parker Hannifin Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 54 1.55% 124.22 1.92
VVC Vectren Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 54 3.59% 40.09 1.44
CINF Cincinnati Financial Login/Signup for Ratings 53 3.61% 48.81 1.76
KO Coca-Cola Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 51 3.01% 40.59 1.22
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Login/Signup for Ratings 51 2.67% 98.75 2.64
LOW Lowe's Login/Signup for Ratings 51 1.54% 46.73 0.72
LANC Lancaster Colony Corp. Login/Signup for Ratings 51 1.86% 94.65 1.76
ITW Illinois Tool Works Login/Signup for Ratings 50 2.02% 83.35 1.68
CL Colgate-Palmolive Login/Signup for Ratings 50 2.14% 67.18 1.44
NDSN Nordson Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 50 0.99% 73.00 0.72
CLC Clarcor Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 49 1.24% 55.02 0.68
CB Chubb Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 48 2.20% 90.87 2.00
HRL Hormel Foods Login/Signup for Ratings 47 1.68% 47.70 0.80
SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.45% 81.48 2.00
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.69% 116.12 3.12
TGT Target Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.87% 59.91 1.72
ABM ABM Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.27% 27.28 0.62
CWT California Water Services Group Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.85% 22.81 0.65
SJW SJW Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 46 2.61% 28.70 0.75
SCL Stepan Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 46 1.11% 61.06 0.68
CBSH Commerce Bankshares Login/Signup for Ratings 45 2.06% 43.63 0.90
MO Altria Group Login/Signup for Ratings 44 5.01% 38.36 1.92
BKH Black Hills Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 44 2.65% 58.77 1.56
FUL H.B. Fuller Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 44 1.05% 45.61 0.48
CTWS Connecticut Water Services Login/Signup for Ratings 44 3.06% 32.38 0.99
SYY Sysco Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 43 3.23% 35.92 1.16
NFG National Fuel Gas Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 43 2.12% 70.62 1.50
GWW W.W.Grainger Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.49% 250.20 3.72
BCR C.R. Bard, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 42 0.60% 139.26 0.84
BDX Becton Dickinson Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.93% 112.93 2.18
LEG Leggett & Platt Login/Signup for Ratings 42 3.63% 33.02 1.20
UVV Universal Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 42 3.80% 53.63 2.04
MSA Mine Safety Applications Login/Signup for Ratings 42 2.13% 56.33 1.20
TNC Tennant Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 42 1.12% 64.08 0.72
VFC V.F. Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.75% 60.13 1.05
KMB Kimberly-Clark Login/Signup for Ratings 41 2.99% 112.41 3.36
PEP PepsiCo Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.09% 84.77 2.62
ABT Abbott Labs Login/Signup for Ratings 41 2.29% 38.38 0.88
PPG PPG Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.27% 191.63 2.44
GRC Gorman-Rupp Login/Signup for Ratings 41 1.18% 30.58 0.36
MSEX Middlesex Water Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.65% 20.80 0.76
ABBV AbbVie Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 41 3.49% 48.12 1.68
MHFI McGraw-Hill Financial Login/Signup for Ratings 40 1.59% 75.43 1.20
NUE Nucor Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 40 2.83% 52.21 1.48
UBSI United Bankshares Login/Signup for Ratings 40 4.29% 29.81 1.28
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.49% 77.22 1.92
ADP Automatic Data Processing Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.55% 75.43 1.92
ED Consolidated Edison Login/Signup for Ratings 39 4.38% 57.59 2.52
RPM RPM International Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.29% 41.90 0.96
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Login/Signup for Ratings 39 2.03% 26.39 0.54
WAG Walgreen Company Login/Signup for Ratings 38 1.90% 66.16 1.26
SIAL Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 38 0.98% 94.02 0.92
MGEE MGE Energy Login/Signup for Ratings 38 2.78% 38.88 1.08
MCD McDonald's Login/Signup for Ratings 37 3.21% 100.83 3.24
CSL Carlisle Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.12% 78.53 0.88
FDO Family Dollar Stores Login/Signup for Ratings 37 2.17% 57.17 1.24
PNR Pentair Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.25% 79.99 1.00
RLI RLI Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 37 1.57% 43.31 0.68
WGL WGL Holdings Login/Signup for Ratings 37 4.46% 39.50 1.76
CLX Clorox Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 36 3.14% 90.51 2.84
MDT Medtronic, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 36 1.91% 58.49 1.12
SHW Sherwin Williams Login/Signup for Ratings 35 1.14% 192.25 2.20
PNY Piedmont Natural Gas Login/Signup for Ratings 35 3.58% 35.80 1.28
STR Questar Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 34 3.07% 23.48 0.72
EV Eaton Vance Login/Signup for Ratings 33 2.39% 36.89 0.88
CTBI Community Trust Bancorp Login/Signup for Ratings 33 3.35% 38.24 1.28
BEN Franklin Resources Login/Signup for Ratings 32 0.91% 52.68 0.48
ORI Old Republic International Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 32 4.44% 16.44 0.73
VAL Valspar Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 32 1.46% 71.38 1.04
WEYS Weyco Group Login/Signup for Ratings 32 2.77% 25.98 0.72
AFL Aflac Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.36% 62.61 1.48
APD Air Products & Chemicals Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.60% 118.68 3.08
CTAS Cintas Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 31 1.35% 56.96 0.77
EGN Energen Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 31 0.75% 80.46 0.60
XOM Exxon Mobil Login/Signup for Ratings 31 2.52% 99.94 2.52
BMS Bemis Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 30 2.68% 40.30 1.08
T AT&T Login/Signup for Ratings 29 5.10% 36.10 1.84
BF-B Brown-Forman Login/Signup for Ratings 29 1.31% 88.69 1.16
BRC Brady Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 28 3.02% 25.80 0.78
ECL Ecolab Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 28 1.03% 107.03 1.10
HCP HCP Inc. REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 28 5.31% 41.08 2.18
NC NACCO Industries Login/Signup for Ratings 28 1.88% 53.15 1.00
TROW T. Rowe Price Login/Signup for Ratings 27 2.19% 80.34 1.76
MKC McCormick & Co. Login/Signup for Ratings 27 2.08% 71.13 1.48
PLEASE NOTE: This list is current through the end-of-year 2012.

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