Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.3% Yield (RBA)

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. ( RBA) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''International S.A.F.E. 10'' list, signifying an international stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.3% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least five years of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. is an underlying holding representing 1.31% of the Powershares International Dividend Achievers ETF (PID), which holds $16,631,910 worth of RBA shares.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. ( RBA) made the "Dividend Channel International S.A.F.E. 10" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless five year history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least a half-decade of dividend payments.

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The annualized dividend paid by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. is $0.56/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 08/20/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for RBA, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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RBA operates in the Business Services & Equipment sector, among companies like Visa Inc (V), and MasterCard Inc (MA).

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