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American Electric Power Company Increases Dividend by 5%

Anish Sharma Nov 06, 2017


Each day, companies across the globe announce upcoming dividend payouts. In our Dividend Payout Changes and Announcements tool, you’ll find all of the dividend increases, decreases, initiations, suspensions, updates and regular dividend announcements for a given day.


Below, we present an analysis of the stocks that increased dividends last week. The latest payout is compared to the most recent payout before the dividend increase.

Following is a snapshot of the 15 major stocks that increased dividends last week. If investors simply purchase the stock prior to the ex-dividend date and then sell it either on the ex-dividend date or at some point afterward, they will be able to receive the dividend in their account.

To apply this strategy, you need to know when stocks go ex-dividend. You can find the latest ex-dividend dates for the stocks that interest you in our Ex-Dividend Date Search tool.

Get a complete explanation of the ex-dividend date, record date, payment date and declaration date here. This will help to broaden your understanding of the dividend capture strategy.

Find out which companies increased their dividends last week here.


*Numbers under the “Previous Payout” and “Next Payout” columns are rounded off. The % change is calculated from the actual dividend payout announced, which may have decimal points.


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Find all the companies that have increased their dividends for more than 25 consecutive years in our 25-Year Dividend Increasing Stocks page, and all companies that have increased their dividends for more than 10 years in a row in our 10-Year Dividend Increasing Stocks page.

Stay up to date with next week’s major corporate changes regarding dividends with Dividend.com’s News section.

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