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This article provides an updated list of the Dividend Champions in 2022, select financial data, and analysis. The list and data are updated monthly.

The Dividend Champions 2022 companies on US stock exchanges have raised their dividend for 25+ consecutive years. This list is a select list of only 130 companies as of December 14, 2022. This number is out of nearly 6,000 companies listed on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ in 2022, indicating a success rate of approximately 2.17%.

The number of Dividend Champions goes up if we include over-the-counter (OTC) stocks. The total universe of US stocks goes up to about 11,500. Several small banks and other stocks are not traded on the NYSE or NASDAQ and are thus not included in this list. For example, Computer Services (CSVI) has raised the dividend for 50 years in a row. However, the stock is thinly traded OTC. Another example is Eagle Financial Services (EFSI), which has raised the dividend for 35 years but is also thinly traded OTC. There are higher risks with thinly traded stocks, and we do not include them in this list.

This list is not a list of the best Dividend Champions or the top Dividend Champions. Instead, it is an informational source to assist in making investment decisions. Lastly, the Dividend Champions list was first created in 2008 by David Fish (deceased in 2018). He originally started the list in the Dividend Investing Resource Center.

Difference Between Dividend Champions and Dividend Aristocrats

The Dividend Champion 2022 list is broader than the Dividend Aristocrat list. A stock must only meet the requirement for raising the dividend 25+ years to be added to the Dividend Champions List. However, the criteria for inclusion as a Dividend Aristocrat is stricter. In addition to the 25+ years of dividend increases, a stock must be a part of the S&P 500 Index, have a minimum market capitalization of $3 billion, and meet trading volume and sector weighting requirements.

Hence, a stock can be a Dividend Champion but not a Dividend Aristocrat for this reason. Currently, there are only 64 Dividend Aristocrats as of this writing.

Difference Between Dividend Champions and Dividend Kings

The Dividend Kings are more exclusive than the Dividend Champions. A stock must raise its dividend for 50+ consecutive years to become a Dividend King, a much harder achievement. There are only 35 Dividend Kings as of this writing. However, a company can be a Dividend King, a Dividend Champion, and a Dividend Aristocrat. For instance, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is found on all three lists. 

Dividend Champions
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Monthly Market Update for the Dividend Champions 2022

The Dividend Champions 2022 are currently (as of December 14, 2022) trading at an elevated valuation of a trailing average price-to-earnings ratio of about 24.55X. This multiple is down from its peak of more than 31X in May 2021 due to declining stock prices and rising earnings. 

The current average dividend yield is about 2.47%. The average trailing 10-year dividend growth rate is about 7.41%, and the average past 5-year dividend growth rate is around 6.83%. The average payout ratio is approximately 55.31%. The average market cap is currently $48,532 million. 

Currently, the Dividend Champion with the highest yield is Enterprise Products (EPD), and the one trading with the lowest earnings multiple is Nucor (NUE). 

You can look at updated, select financial data and the dividend earnings calendar for each stock in the Dividend Champions list in the tables at the end of the article. The most recent dividend increases are also available for you to search.

In the trailing 1-year, the Dividend Champions 2022 has returned (+3.9%) (blue line) as a group compared to (-13.4%) for the S&P 500 Index (red line), as seen in the chart below. Again, we used Stock Rover* for this chart. Over the trailing 5-years, the Dividend Champions have returned +73.2%, and the S&P 500 has returned +64.5%.

Dividend Champions 2022 Trailing 1-Year Returns
Source: Stock Rover*

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Promotions of the Dividend Champions to Dividend Kings in 2021

In 2021, five Dividend Champions were promoted to the Dividend Kings list. These stocks achieved a 50-year mark for consecutive annual dividend increases. The companies were Universal Corp (UVV), Grainger (GWW), Leggett & Platt (LEG), MSA Safety (MSA), and PPG Industries (PPG).

Additions to the Dividend Champions in 2021

In 2021, The Andersons (ANDE), Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD), and Church & Dwight (CHD) were added to the list of Dividend Champions.

The Andersons is an agricultural company operating in three segments: Trade, Ethanol, Plant Nutrient, and Rail. Andersons has a wide array of operations from marketing, grain elevators, seed, fertilizers, rail car management, etc. Enterprise Products is an oil and natural gas pipeline company. The company also operates petrochemical plants. Finally, Church & Dwight is a household products company selling brands like Arm & Hammer, Trojan, Orajel, Spinbrush, Oxiclean, Xtra, etc.

Deletion to the Dividend Champions in 2021

The first stock to be deleted in 2021 is Eaton Vance (EV), acquired by Morgan Stanley (MS). 

Weyco Group (WEYS) was removed from the list of Dividend Champions since the dividend was held constant in 2021. The company had a long streak of 39 years, but the COVID-19 pandemic was difficult since sales dropped precipitously. Nevertheless, the company’s fortress balance sheet helped maintain the dividend. In addition, Weyco is focusing on share repurchases. 

The third company deleted from the list was AT&T (T). AT&T is transforming and focusing again on cellular and broadband. The company has divested DirecTV and will spinoff WarnerMedia. An analysis of AT&T’s dividend cut is in the article below.

Promotions of the Dividend Champions to Dividend Kings in 2020

Several long-time members of the Dividend Champions were promoted to the Dividend Kings list. These stocks reached the 50-year mark for consecutive annual dividend increases. This small number of stocks includes Sysco Corp (SYY), National Fuel Gas (NFG), and Black Hills Corporation (BKH).

Additions to the Dividend Champions in 2020

In 2020, International Business Machines (IBM), Polaris Inc (PII), RenaissanceRe Holdings (RNR), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Canadian National Railways (CNI), First of Long Island Corp (FLIC), and Enbridge (ENB) were all added to the list of Dividend Champions.

IBM is a global provider of enterprise IT services and hardware. Polaris designs and manufactures powered sports vehicles. RenaissanceRe is a global reinsurer and insurance firm. New Jersey Resources is a regulated wholesale utility. First Long Island is a small regional bank that operates in the New York City area. Enbridge is a Canadian pipeline company that focuses on oil and natural gas distribution and transmission.

Deletions to the Dividend Champions in 2020

In 2020, several Dividend Champions cut or suspended their dividends primarily due to COVID-19. A detailed article on the Coronavirus Dividend Cuts or Suspensions discusses these companies. This list is currently updated monthly. 

Five companies that have been removed from the list of Dividend Champions include Urstadt-Biddle Properties (UBA), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT), Meredith Corporation (MDP), Ross Stores (ROST), and Helmerich & Payne (HP). An in-depth discussion of these companies is in the articles below.

United Technologies (UTX) was removed from the list of Dividend Champions since it merged with Raytheon (RTN) and formed Raytheon Technologies Corp. (RTX). After the merger, RTX was on the List of Dividend Champions as the successor organization. In addition, Otis Worldwide Corporation (OTIS) and Carrier Global Corporation (CARR) were spun off as part of the transaction. As a result, neither OTIS nor CARR are on the Dividend Champions List. However, RTX was removed from the Dividend Champions list as of November 30, 2020, since the dividend was held constant.

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Some Details on the Dividend Champions 2022

Two MLPs and Five REITs on the Dividend Champions 2022 List

The 2022 Dividend Champions list contains quite a few banks, utilities, consumer defensive, and industrial companies. 

The list now includes two Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs): Enbridge (ENB) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD). These two companies are relatively new additions.

The Dividend Champions list has five Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), including Essex Property Trust (ESS), Federal Realty Investment (FRT), National Retail Properties (NNN), Realty Income (O), and Universal Health Realty (UHT).

There were seven REITs at the start of 2020, but Urstadt-Biddle Properties (UBA) and Tanger Factory Outlets (SKT) cut their dividends due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and thus were removed from the list.

Dividend Champions Sector Breakdown

Companies from the Industrial and Financial Sectors have the most significant representation on the Dividend Champions 2022 list with 30 companies. Consumer Defensive has 18, and Utilities has 13 Companies. The lowest representation is from the Technology and Communication Sectors with two companies each.

Dividend Champion Sector Analysis

Financials tend to have stable and generally rising earnings over time. There are 17 regional banks, four insurance companies, and three asset managers on the list of Dividend Champions. Regional banks are often conservatively, and further, they have room to expand, allowing for earnings per share and dividend growth. Insurance and asset manager companies have sticky customers and grow with time.

Industrial companies tend to have somewhat more volatile earnings and cash flows, but many have conservative payout ratios allowing them to grow the dividends during recessions and economic downturns. There are ten specialty industrial machinery and three conglomerates on the list.

Consumer Defensive companies tend to have predictable earnings and cash flows that grow slowly with time. Many did well during the COVID-19 pandemic. Larger companies in this sector tend to acquire smaller ones leading to industry consolidation. There are five household & personal products companies on the list, including several well-known ones.

Market Size of the Dividend Champions 2022

The list is not dominated by large-cap companies but includes quite a few mid-cap companies ($2 billion – $10 billion) and small-cap companies ($300 million – $2 billion). 

The largest Dividend Champion by market capitalization is Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), and the smallest Dividend Champion by market capitalization is Universal Health Realty (UHT). As mentioned before, the list does not include some small OTC stocks.

What do I like About the Dividend Champions 2022?

The Dividend Champions 2022 list is a screen for further investigating stock for a dividend growth portfolio. It is a list of companies with a stable business that have competitive advantages and have returned cash to shareholders consistently through dividends and, in some cases, buybacks over an extended period.

The Dividend Champions List is not as exclusive as the Dividend Kings list. Still, 129 companies out of about 6,000 total companies in the NYSE and NASDAQ is roughly 2.15%. This percentage points to the success of these companies.

The Dividend Champions list changes slowly. However, even during extreme economic duress, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, only a handful of companies dropped off the list each year. This fact points to the resiliency of the businesses on the Dividend Champions 2022 list and management’s commitment to the dividend.

Who’s On Deck?

At the start of the year, several companies on the Dividend Contender List have raised the dividend for 24 years. This number includes Graco (GGG), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), W. P Carey (WPC), and York Water (YORW). These stocks will become Dividend Champions assuming they raise their dividend in 2022

List of Dividend Champions 2022 – Updated 12/14/22

Stock Rover* and Portfolio Insight* were used create this table.

TickerCompany NameNo. YearsDividend Yield (%)10-yr Dividend Growth Rate (%)Payout Ratio (%)TTM P/E RatioMarket Cap (millions)
ABMABM Indus551.903.0024.2014.4$3,017 
ADMArcher-Daniels Midland471.708.6021.6012.9$51,214 
ADPAutomatic Data Processing471.9011.1057.3036.4$108,767 
AFLAflac412.408.6019.509$43,941 
ALBAlbemarle280.607.0011.9019.8$30,683 
ANDEAndersons262.106.1016.008.8$1,173 
AOSA.O. Smith292.0019.6035.3018.9$9,070 
APDAir Products & Chemicals402.009.7062.6032.3$72,201 
AROWArrow Financial293.103.5036.6012.2$572 
ARTNAArtesian Resources302.003.2054.6027.9$523 
ATOAtmos Energy382.507.8048.5021.2$16,700 
ATRAptarGroup291.405.6041.9030.4$7,064 
AWRAmerican States Water681.608.4069.1045.1$3,591 
BANFBancFirst291.8010.7027.8017.5$3,007 
BDXBecton, Dickinson501.406.3058.7047.2$71,991 
BENFranklin Resources424.2012.4045.9011$13,837 
BF.BBrown-Forman381.207.3040.8037.6$33,152 
BKHBlack Hills523.505.4059.8017.9$4,610 
BMIBadger Meter300.8010.2036.3052.1$3,445 
BRCBrady382.001.9029.8015.5$2,322 
BROBrown & Brown280.809.8018.5026.7$16,684 
CAHCardinal Health272.507.6035.1614.75$20,514 
CATCaterpillar292.008.7032.7017.2$122,551 
CBChubb291.505.4022.5015.1$90,082 
CBSHCommerce Bancshares541.606.5027.1018.1$8,376 
CBUCommunity Bank System302.905.0052.1018.7$3,287 
CFRCullen/Frost Bankers292.706.1041.8017.5$8,393 
CHDChurch & Dwight Co261.308.1034.3027.4$19,994 
CINFCincinnati Financial622.605.4039.3125.08$16,911 
CLColgate-Palmolive592.404.2080.4034.4$65,773 
CLXClorox463.206.30141.6045.1$18,214 
CNICanadian National Railway271.7014.6049.3023.9$85,348 
CSLCarlisle Companies461.2014.1014.1015.3$13,112 
CTASCintas390.9020.7032.8038.8$46,956 
CTBICommunity Trust Bancorp423.804.4037.2010.7$836 
CVXChevron353.304.7031.709.9$335,544 
CWTCalifornia Water Servs Gr551.604.7067.1043.9$3,507 
DCIDonaldson361.509.8032.4021.8$7,366 
DOVDover671.403.7024.7017.7$20,013 
EBTCEnterprise Bancorp282.307.2023.5010.6$435 
ECLEcolab301.409.8051.7038.9$43,498 
EDConsolidated Edison483.202.7065.8020.8$34,957 
EMREmerson Electric652.102.4037.9018.1$57,998 
ENBEnbridge266.6011.80168.8020.1$79,822 
EPDEnterprise Prods Partners257.803.9080.0010.6$53,105 
ERIEErie Indemnity321.807.2071.7048.8$14,046 
ESSEssex Property Trust283.907.20157.4040.5$14,453 
EXPDExpeditors International281.209.1013.0011.8$17,891 
FELEFranklin Electric301.0010.4018.9020.7$3,816 
FLICFirst of Long Island264.506.6030.209.4$422 
FRTFederal Realty Investment554.004.0090.1022.8$8,815 
FULH.B. Fuller531.008.4020.9023.7$4,196 
GDGeneral Dynamics312.009.5041.0020.8$68,288 
GGGGraco251.4010.8030.6026.5$11,704 
GPCGenuine Parts662.006.1041.8021.4$25,257 
GWWW.W. Grainger511.208.0023.8020.9$29,556 
HRLHormel Foods572.4013.2056.5025.6$25,496 
IBMIBM274.406.90466.7016.65$136,134 
ITWIllinois Tool Works592.3013.2056.5025.8$69,322 
JKHYJack Henry & Associates321.1015.6038.4036.5$13,355 
JNJJohnson & Johnson602.506.4060.1024.9$468,541 
KMBKimberly-Clark503.404.6087.3026.4$46,813 
KOCoca-Cola602.805.6076.0028.1$276,725 
LANCLancaster Colony601.708.4090.9056.8$5,497 
LECOLincoln Electric Holdings271.7012.7029.9019.9$8,529 
LEGLeggett & Platt515.304.3064.7012.7$4,414 
LINLinde291.407.8060.0045.5$168,677 
LOWLowe’s Companies612.0020.7035.6020.4$127,725 
MATWMatthews International273.108.7026.3710.63$912 
MCDMcDonald’s472.207.0069.1034.6$200,889 
MDTMedtronic453.4010.1081.1024.9$106,600 
MDUMDU Resources Gr312.902.6052.4018.6$6,273 
MGEEMGE Energy472.304.5055.1025.4$2,614 
MGRCMcGrath RentCorp301.906.8041.7023.2$2,391 
MKCMcCormick & Co361.809.1056.0033.8$23,205 
MMM3M644.709.7051.7011.1$70,358 
MSAMSA Safety511.405.10106.5080.7$5,324 
NDSNNordson591.1015.8024.5028.9$13,637 
NEENextEra Energy282.0011.0085.6044.8$173,181 
NFGNational Fuel Gas522.902.7030.1010.6$5,940 
NJRNew Jersey Resources273.106.9050.7017.5$4,792 
NNNNational Retail Props334.703.40121.6026.6$8,309 
NUENucor491.303.206.304.7$38,340 
NWNNorthwest Natural Hldg664.100.6078.1019.5$1,680 
ORealty Income294.605.10298.3065.8$40,739 
ORIOld Republic Intl413.802.6034.509.2$7,360 
OZKBank OZK263.2016.8027.809.4$4,840 
PEPPepsiCo502.507.9063.4026.3$254,899 
PGProcter & Gamble662.405.0059.8026.4$360,762 
PHParker Hannifin661.8012.5048.4031$38,302 
PIIPolaris272.405.6045.2013.3$6,253 
PPGPPG Indus511.907.7052.6030.1$31,510 
RLIRLI470.805.008.0010.2$5,852 
RNRRenaissanceRe Holdings270.803.2083.7238.31$7,880 
ROPRoper Technologies290.6016.309.0043.9$47,071 
RPMRPM International481.606.4039.2025.6$13,452 
RTXRaytheon Technologies292.200.3070.4033.3$146,844 
SBSISouthside Bancshares283.907.8041.2010.6$1,115 
SCLStepan541.208.6019.9016.8$2,481 
SEICSEI Investments311.4010.3021.6016.8$8,269 
SHWSherwin-Williams440.9016.5031.3035.1$67,081 
SJMJM Smucker252.607.0074.7029$16,460 
SJWSJW Gr551.807.3073.6041.3$2,420 
SONSonoco Products403.205.0042.5013.8$5,913 
SPGIS&P Global491.0012.8027.6030.6$116,535 
SRCE1st Source352.307.5026.6011.7$1,352 
SWKStanley Black & Decker553.905.0033.3022.4$12,248 
SYKStryker291.2012.6042.8039.5$96,102 
SYYSysco522.406.1067.6029.2$41,813 
TDSTelephone and Data486.903.90166.3025.8$1,179 
TGTTarget552.9011.6051.3020.6$69,446 
THFFFirst Financial342.301.4021.209.2$557 
TMPTompkins Financial363.004.7038.7013.5$1,148 
TNCTennant501.703.9036.6023.4$1,171 
TRTootsie Roll Industries560.804.2034.7043.3$2,040 
TRIThomson Reuters291.502.4087.0053.5$55,324 
TROWT. Rowe Price Gr363.9013.4053.3014.2$27,591 
UBSIUnited Bankshares483.601.5054.8015.4$5,432 
UGIUGI353.707.2027.607.9$8,119 
UHTUniversal Health Realty375.501.4036.406.7$714 
UMBFUMB Financial301.905.9017.509.7$3,923 
UVVUniversal525.904.90108.6015.1$1,324 
WABCWestamerica Bancorp302.901.3043.2015$1,562 
WBAWalgreens Boots Alliance474.705.7038.108.2$35,483 
WMTWalmart491.503.5068.2045.5$397,751 
WPCW.P. Carey255.305.00168.6032.1$16,750 
WSTWest Pharmaceutical Servs290.307.208.5030.5$18,648 
WTRGEssential Utilities322.407.4061.0027.5$12,760 
XOMExxon Mobil403.404.8028.708.8$441,686 
YORWThe York Water251.703.8057.3034.1$663 
Mean40.922.477.4155.3124.55 $        48,532 
Median38.002.106.9041.8521.60 $        13,942 
Sources: Portfolio Insight*, Stock Rover* (as of December 14, 2022)

Dividend Calendar for the Dividend Champions 2022

Stock Rover* was used to create this table.

TickerCompanyEx-Dividend DateDiv. Record DateDividend Payment DateDividend FrequencyNext Div. Payment Per ShareDividend Per Share
ABMABM Indus1/4/231/5/232/6/234$0.22 $0.88 
ADMArcher-Daniels Midland11/15/2211/16/2212/7/224$0.40 $1.60 
ADPAutomatic Data Processing12/8/2212/9/221/1/234$1.25 $5.00 
AFLAflac2/14/232/15/233/1/234$0.42 $1.68 
ALBAlbemarle12/15/2212/16/221/3/234$0.40 $1.58 
ANDEAndersons9/30/2210/3/2210/21/224$0.18 $0.72 
AOSA.O. Smith10/28/2210/31/2211/15/224$0.30 $1.20 
APDAir Products & Chemicals12/30/221/3/232/13/234$1.62 $6.48 
AROWArrow Financial11/30/2212/1/2212/15/224$0.27 $1.08 
ARTNAArtesian Resources11/10/2211/14/2211/23/224$0.28 $1.11 
ATOAtmos Energy11/25/2211/28/2212/12/224$0.74 $2.96 
ATRAptarGroup10/25/2210/26/2211/16/224$0.38 $1.52 
AWRAmerican States Water11/14/2211/15/2212/1/224$0.40 $1.59 
BANFBancFirst12/29/2212/31/221/16/234$0.40 $1.60 
BDXBecton, Dickinson12/8/2212/9/2212/30/224$0.91 $3.64 
BENFranklin Resources9/29/229/30/2210/14/224$0.29 $1.16 
BF.BBrown-Forman12/1/2212/2/221/3/234$0.21 $0.82 
BKHBlack Hills11/16/2211/17/2212/1/224$0.62 $2.50 
BMIBadger Meter11/23/2211/25/2212/9/224$0.22 $0.90 
BRCBrady1/9/231/10/231/31/234$0.23 $0.92 
BROBrown & Brown11/1/2211/2/2211/16/224$0.12 $0.46 
CAHCardinal Health12/30/221/3/231/15/234$0.50 $1.98 
CATCaterpillar10/21/2210/24/2211/18/224$1.20 $4.80 
CBChubb12/15/2212/16/221/6/234$0.83 $3.32 
CBSHCommerce Bancshares12/1/2212/2/2212/16/224$0.26 $1.06 
CBUCommunity Bank System12/14/2212/15/221/10/234$0.44 $1.76 
CFRCullen/Frost Bankers11/29/2211/30/2212/15/224$0.87 $3.48 
CHDChurch & Dwight Co11/14/2211/15/2212/1/224$0.26 $1.05 
CINFCincinnati Financial12/15/2212/16/221/13/234$0.69 $2.76 
CLColgate-Palmolive10/20/2210/21/2211/15/224$0.47 $1.88 
CLXClorox1/24/231/25/232/10/234$1.18 $4.72 
CNICanadian National Railway12/7/2212/8/2212/29/224$0.55 $2.15 
CSLCarlisle Companies11/16/2211/17/2212/1/224$0.75 $3.00 
CTASCintas11/14/2211/15/2212/15/224$1.15 $4.20 
CTBICommunity Trust Bancorp12/14/2212/15/221/1/234$0.44 $1.76 
CVXChevron11/17/2211/18/2212/12/224$1.42 $5.68 
CWTCalifornia Water Servs Gr11/4/2211/7/2211/18/224$0.25 $1.00 
DCIDonaldson12/2/2212/5/2212/20/224$0.23 $0.92 
DOVDover11/29/2211/30/2212/15/224$0.50 $2.02 
EBTCEnterprise Bancorp11/9/2211/10/2212/1/224$0.20 $0.82 
ECLEcolab12/19/2212/20/221/17/234$0.53 $2.12 
EDConsolidated Edison11/15/2211/16/2212/15/224$0.79 $3.16 
EMREmerson Electric11/9/2211/11/2212/9/224$0.52 $2.08 
ENBEnbridge2/14/232/15/233/1/234$0.67 $2.61 
EPDEnterprise Prods Partners10/28/2210/31/2211/14/224$0.47 $1.90 
ERIEErie Indemnity1/4/231/5/231/20/234$1.19 $4.76 
ESSEssex Property Trust12/30/221/3/231/13/234$2.20 $8.80 
EXPDExpeditors International11/30/2212/1/2212/15/222$0.67 $1.34 
FELEFranklin Electric11/2/2211/3/2211/17/224$0.19 $0.78 
FLICFirst of Long Island10/11/2210/12/2210/21/224$0.21 $0.84 
FRTFederal Realty Investment12/30/221/3/231/17/234$1.08 $4.32 
FULH.B. Fuller10/19/2210/20/2211/3/224$0.19 $0.76 
GDGeneral Dynamics1/19/231/20/232/10/234$1.26 $5.04 
GGGGraco1/17/231/18/232/1/234$0.23 $0.94 
GPCGenuine Parts12/1/2212/2/221/3/234$0.89 $3.58 
GWWW.W. Grainger11/10/2211/14/2212/1/224$1.72 $6.88 
HRLHormel Foods1/13/231/17/232/15/234$0.28 $1.10 
IBMIBM11/9/2211/10/2212/10/224$1.65 $6.60 
ITWIllinois Tool Works12/29/2212/30/221/12/234$1.31 $5.24 
JKHYJack Henry & Associates11/30/2212/1/2212/22/224$0.49 $1.96 
JNJJohnson & Johnson11/21/2211/22/2212/6/224$1.13 $4.52 
KMBKimberly-Clark12/8/2212/9/221/4/234$1.16 $4.64 
KOCoca-Cola11/30/2212/1/2212/15/224$0.44 $1.76 
LANCLancaster Colony12/2/2212/5/2212/30/224$0.85 $3.40 
LECOLincoln Electric Holdings12/29/2212/31/221/14/234$0.64 $2.56 
LEGLeggett & Platt12/14/2212/15/221/13/234$0.44 $1.76 
LINLinde12/1/2212/2/2212/16/224$1.17 $4.68 
LOWLowe’s Companies1/24/231/25/232/8/234$1.05 $4.20 
MATWMatthews International11/25/2211/28/2212/12/224$0.23 $0.92 
MCDMcDonald’s11/30/2212/1/2212/15/224$1.52 $6.08 
MDTMedtronic12/20/2212/21/221/13/234$0.68 $2.72 
MDUMDU Resources Gr12/7/2212/8/221/1/234$0.22 $0.89 
MGEEMGE Energy11/30/2212/1/2212/15/224$0.41 $1.63 
MGRCMcGrath RentCorp1/13/231/17/231/31/234$0.46 $1.82 
MKCMcCormick & Co12/29/2212/30/221/9/234$0.39 $1.56 
MMM3M11/17/2211/18/2212/12/224$1.49 $5.96 
MSAMSA Safety11/14/2211/15/2212/10/224$0.46 $1.84 
NDSNNordson12/19/2212/20/221/3/234$0.65 $2.60 
NEENextEra Energy11/23/2211/25/2212/15/224$0.43 $1.70 
NFGNational Fuel Gas12/29/2212/30/221/13/234$0.47 $1.90 
NJRNew Jersey Resources12/13/2212/14/221/3/234$0.39 $1.56 
NNNNational Retail Props10/28/2210/31/2211/15/224$0.55 $2.20 
NUENucor9/29/229/30/2211/10/224$0.50 $2.00 
NWNNorthwest Natural Hldg10/28/2210/31/2211/15/224$0.49 $1.94 
ORealty Income11/30/2212/1/2212/15/2212$0.25 $2.98 
ORIOld Republic Intl12/2/2212/5/2212/15/224$0.23 $0.92 
OZKBank OZK10/13/2210/14/2210/21/224$0.33 $1.32 
PEPPepsiCo12/1/2212/2/221/6/234$1.15 $4.60 
PGProcter & Gamble10/20/2210/21/2211/15/224$0.91 $3.65 
PHParker Hannifin11/10/2211/14/2212/2/224$1.33 $5.32 
PIIPolaris11/30/2212/1/2212/15/224$0.64 $2.56 
PPGPPG Indus11/9/2211/10/2212/12/224$0.62 $2.48 
RLIRLI11/29/2211/30/2212/20/224$0.26 $1.04 
RNRRenaissanceRe Holdings12/14/2212/15/2212/30/224$0.37 $1.48 
ROPRoper Technologies1/6/231/9/231/23/234$0.68 $2.73 
RPMRPM International10/14/2210/17/2210/31/224$0.42 $1.68 
RTXRaytheon Technologies11/17/2211/18/2212/15/224$0.55 $2.20 
SBSISouthside Bancshares11/22/2211/23/2212/8/224$0.34 $1.36 
SCLStepan11/29/2211/30/2212/15/224$0.37 $1.37 
SEICSEI Investments12/16/2212/19/221/5/232$0.43 $0.86 
SHWSherwin-Williams11/17/2211/18/2212/2/224$0.60 $2.40 
SJMJM Smucker11/9/2211/11/2212/1/224$1.02 $4.08 
SJWSJW Gr11/4/2211/7/2212/1/224$0.36 $1.44 
SONSonoco Products11/9/2211/10/2212/9/224$0.49 $1.96 
SPGIS&P Global11/25/2211/28/2212/12/224$0.85 $3.40 
SRCE1st Source10/31/2211/1/2211/10/224$0.32 $1.28 
SWKStanley Black & Decker11/30/2212/1/2212/20/224$0.80 $3.20 
SYKStryker12/29/2212/30/221/31/234$0.75 $3.00 
SYYSysco1/5/231/6/231/27/234$0.49 $1.96 
TDSTelephone and Data12/14/2212/15/2212/30/224$0.18 $0.72 
TGTTarget11/15/2211/16/2212/10/224$1.08 $4.32 
THFFFirst Financial1/5/231/6/231/13/232$0.54 $1.08 
TMPTompkins Financial11/7/2211/8/2211/15/224$0.60 $2.40 
TNCTennant11/29/2211/30/2212/15/224$0.26 $1.06 
TRTootsie Roll Industries10/7/2210/11/2210/20/224$0.09 $0.36 
TRIThomson Reuters11/16/2211/17/2212/15/224$0.44 $1.78 
TROWT. Rowe Price Gr12/15/2212/16/2212/29/224$1.20 $4.80 
UBSIUnited Bankshares12/8/2212/9/221/3/234$0.36 $1.44 
UGIUGI12/14/2212/15/221/1/234$0.36 $1.44 
UHTUniversal Health Realty12/15/2212/16/2212/30/224$0.71 $2.86 
UMBFUMB Financial12/9/2212/12/221/3/234$0.38 $1.52 
UVVUniversal1/6/231/9/232/6/234$0.79 $3.16 
WABCWestamerica Bancorp11/4/2211/7/2211/18/224$0.42 $1.68 
WBAWalgreens Boots Alliance11/14/2211/15/2212/12/224$0.48 $1.92 
WMTWalmart12/8/2212/9/221/3/234$0.56 $2.24 
WPCW.P. Carey12/29/2212/30/221/13/234$1.07 $4.26 
WSTWest Pharmaceutical Servs1/24/231/25/232/1/234$0.19 $0.76 
WTRGEssential Utilities2/9/232/10/233/1/234$0.29 $1.15 
XOMExxon Mobil11/14/2211/15/2212/9/224$0.91 $3.64 
YORWThe York Water12/29/2212/30/221/17/234$0.20 $0.81 
Source: Stock Rover* (as of December 14, 2022)

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  1. Important not to conflate ‘dividend’ investing and ‘income’ investing that relies on dividends for income, not for reinvesting and total return. Its easy to cross-talk these two very different concepts.

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