Dividend Aristocrats are companies from the S&P 500 with a history of paying and increasing their dividends for 25 years or more. As part of putting together a monthly dividend portfolio, consistent dividend histories help you build a likely reliable passive income stream.
One quick note I should mention. I’m not a financial planning professional. I’m sharing what’s working for me as part of my investing strategy. Always do your own research and consider your own circumstances before making any financial decisions. You could also check with your favorite financial professional to understand what would be best for your situation.
14 Dividend Aristocrat stocks that pay dividends in February.
The following 14 Dividend Aristocrats are not the only stocks that pay dividends in February. This list will help you get started in researching potential stocks for your monthly dividend portfolio.
Unless otherwise indicated these stocks also follow a pattern where they payout dividends in the second month of each quarter: February, May, August, and November. The payout increases vary from company to company and don’t follow a pattern within the industries.
|Symbol||Company Name||Sector||Payout Increase|
|ABBV||AbbVie Inc.||Health Care||February|
|ABT||Abbott Laboratories||Health Care||February|
|APD||Air Products & Chemicals Inc||Materials||May|
|CLX||The Clorox Company||Consumer Staples||August|
|HRL||Hormel Foods Corp||Consumer Staples||February|
|LOW||Lowe’s Companies, Inc.||Consumer Discretionary||August|
|PBCT||People’s United Financial||Financials||May|
|PG||Procter & Gamble||Consumer Staples||May|
Wrapping up. Are you creating a dividend portfolio aligned to the calendar?
With research and double-checking the dividend payment histories of stocks you create a passive income portfolio. There are more than the 14 stocks listed above that will likely pay dividends in February. What is important to you as you design your investment portfolio?
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