Bemis Co Inc (BMS) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.7% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Bemis Co Inc is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.05% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $136,083,222 worth of BMS shares.
Bemis Co Inc (BMS) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.
The annualized dividend paid by Bemis Co Inc is $1.04/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 11/15/2013. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for BMS, which the report stressed as being of key importance.
BMS operates in the Packaging & Containers sector, among companies like Rock-Tenn Co. (RKT), and Sealed Air Corp. (SEE).