Stockpickr has reviewed the companies that last week nnounced dividends and compiled a list of the
One of the companis that hiked its dividend is the consumer goods company
Procter & Gamble
, which boosted its quarterly payout by 14% to 40 cents a share. P&G, which has been paying a dividend since 1890, is set to report quarterly earnings results on April 30. The stock has a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 18 and a P/E-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 1.7, and it pays a yield of 2.3%.
Procter & Gamble is one of Al Gore's investments, through his investment vehicle,
. This firm, which has more than $1 billion under management, also holds shares of
, which yields 1.5%,
, which yields 1.4%, and
, which yields 1.3%.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers
is another company that raised its dividend last week. The retail real estate investment trust declared a quarterly dividend of 38 cents a share, which represents a 5.6% increase in its annual payout.
The company, which has paid a dividend each quarter since becoming a public company 15 years ago, is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings and host its conference call on May 1. The stock has a forward P/E of 14, a PEG of 3.8, and it pays a yield of 3.7%.
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