Dividend Increase 069 : Pepsico

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.8050 per share of PepsiCo common stock, a 7.0 percent increase versus the comparable year-earlier period. Today’s action is consistent with PepsiCo’s previously announced increase in its annualized dividend to $3.22 per share from $3.01 per share, beginning with the June 2017 payment. This dividend is payable on June 30, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 2, 2017. PepsiCo has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends since 1965, and 2017 marks the company’s 45th consecutive annual dividend increase.


PEPSICO fa parte del gruppo “FOOD&BEVERAGE” all’interno del portafoglio Black Dog.

Ad oggi ha restituito 19.7 euro che corrispondono ad un tasso di payback del 6.82%.

Il nuovo dividend yeld netto “on cost” si attesta al 1.95% e al 2.10% considerando i dividendi già incassati.

Ad oggi l’investimento in PEPSICO corrisponde allo 0.5% dell’intero portafoglio.

Il rendimento attuale ,dividendi inclusi , si attesta al 13.89%.


 

Dividend Increase 068: Johnson&Johnson

Johnson & Johnson Announces Dividend Increase of 5.0%

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 5.0% increase in the quarterly dividend rate, from $0.80 per share to $0.84 per share.  The increase was announced this morning at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in New Brunswick, N.J.

“In recognition of our 2016 results, strong financial position and confidence in the future of Johnson & Johnson, the Board has voted to increase the quarterly dividend for the 55th consecutive year,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

At the new rate, the indicated dividend on an annual basis is $3.36 per share compared to the previous rate of $3.20 per share.  The next quarterly dividend is payable on June 13, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 30, 2017. The ex-dividend date is May 25, 2017.


JOHNSON&JOHNSON fa parte del gruppo “HEALTH CARE” all’interno del portafoglio Black Dog.

Ad oggi ha restituito 150 euro che corrispondono ad un tasso di payback del 6.28%( escluso un capital gain di 880 euro)

Il nuovo dividend yeld netto “on cost” si attesta al 1.78% e al 1.89% considerando i dividendi già incassati.

Ad oggi l’investimento in JNJ corrisponde al 4% dell’intero portafoglio.

Il rendimento attuale ,dividendi inclusi , si attesta al 10.33%.


 

Dividend Increase 67 : Whitbread

WHITBREAD DELIVERS ANOTHER YEAR OF STRONG SALES AND PROFIT GROWTH


Financial Results

  • Group total sales growth of 8.2% and underlying profit before tax up 6.2% to £565.2 million
  • Premier Inn total sales growth of 9.0%, and like for like sales2 up 2.3%
  • Costa total sales growth of 10.7%, system sales up 12.7% and UK equity like for like sales2 up 2.0%
  • Group return on capital3 of 15.2% (2015/16: 15.3%)
  • Cash generated from operations of £860.1 million, which funded cash capital investment of £609.8 million and a proposed full year dividend up 6.0% to 95.80 pence

Alison Brittain, Chief Executive, said:

“Whitbread has had another year of strong growth and continued investment with total Group sales increasing 8.2% to £3.1 billion and underlying basic earnings per share increasing by 6.0%, demonstrating the strength of our core brands. Total basic earnings per share increased by 7.3%.

In 2016/17 we made good progress in delivering on our three strategic priorities: to grow and innovate in our core UK businesses; to focus on our strengths to grow internationally; and to build the capability and infrastructure to support long-term growth.

Premier Inn’s strong sales growth benefitted from the 3,816 gross new UK rooms we opened this year and the accelerated maturity of the c.9,000 rooms we have opened over the last two years. We delivered high customer satisfaction by leading the market on quality and value, achieved occupancy of over 80% with record levels of direct bookings at 94%, all of which supported our strong return on capital.

Costa opened 255 net new stores worldwide and we continue to roll out our successful and fast growing Costa travel formats. Costa Express had a great year installing over 1,500 machines of which 248 were in international markets. We are innovating to drive our sales growth and are pleased with the investment we are making to introduce ‘finer’ coffee concepts, leveraging our new state of the art Roastery and delivering fresher food that our customers will enjoy later this year.

Internationally, in Germany we grew our hotel pipeline to five hotels and our Frankfurt hotel received great guest feedback. We continue to have success with our profitable joint venture in the Middle East while our phased withdrawal from South East Asia is on plan. China remains an exciting platform of growth for Costa and we have a clear plan to enhance our business. We have launched five new concept stores, the results of which give us further confidence that we can capitalise on this market opportunity and grow to significant scale.

During the year we continued to strengthen our capabilities to support our long-term, growth, including developing the senior team with a number of new hires and promotions. In November we announced a £150 million cost efficiency programme to help offset investment and sector cost pressures. We have made good progress this year in areas such as procurement, supplier consolidation and labour scheduling, which has helped maintain margins.

In the year ahead we will continue to focus on organic growth and investing in our customer proposition. This, together with our efficiency programme and disciplined capital management gives us confidence in delivering another year of good progress, in line with overall expectations. Whilst we are only seven weeks into our new financial year Premier Inn has had a good start to the year and Costa has also seen positive like for like sales growth, although we remain cautious and expect a tougher consumer environment than last year.

In the longer term we remain confident that, with our significant structural growth opportunities, the power of our brands and the investments we are making, we will continue to deliver strong returns and sustainable long-term growth for our shareholders”.
Richard Baker, Chairman, said:

“Whitbread is one of Britain’s longest established and most successful companies and celebrates 275 years in business this year. We are very aware of our responsibilities to ensure that this great British company continues to thrive and, as such, we are focused on driving growth while managing risk and demonstrating excellent corporate governance. We operate a conservative approach to the management of our balance sheet and this provides us with a solid base in turbulent and changing times. Our strong cash flow generation has enabled us to increase the full year dividend by 6.0% to 95.80 pence”.


WHITBREAD fa parte del gruppo “FOOD&BEVERAGE” all’interno del portafoglio Black Dog.

Ad oggi ha restituito 149 euro che corrispondono ad un tasso di payback del 13.38%(oltre ad un capital gain di 948 euro)

Il nuovo dividend yeld netto “on cost” si attesta al 1.92% e al 2.22% considerando i dividendi già incassati.

Ad oggi l’investimento in WHITBREAD corrisponde al 2% dell’intero portafoglio.

Il rendimento attuale ,dividendi inclusi , si attesta al 22.93%.


 

Dividend Increase 66 : IBM

IBM Board Approves Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend for the 22nd Consecutive Year


Tampa, FL – 25 Apr 2017: The IBM (NYSE: IBM) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.50 per common share, payable June 10, 2017 to stockholders of record as of May 10, 2017.  Today’s dividend declaration represents an increase of $0.10, or seven percent higher than the prior quarterly dividend of $1.40 per common share.

This is the 22nd year in a row that IBM has increased its quarterly cash dividend — IBM has more than doubled its quarterly dividend per share since 2010.  IBM has paid consecutive quarterly dividends since 1916.

Ginni Rometty, IBM chairman, president and chief executive officer said, “Years of investments have made IBM the world’s leader in enterprise cloud and cognitive computing.  Our strong profit and cash flow performance allows us to make the investments required to drive our transformation and to return capital to shareholders.”


IBM fa parte del gruppo “TECHNOLOGY” all’interno del portafoglio Black Dog.

Ad oggi ha restituito 17.4 euro che corrispondono ad un tasso di payback del 3.89%.

Il nuovo dividend yeld netto “on cost” si attesta al 2.31% e al 2.41% considerando i dividendi già incassati.

Ad oggi l’investimento in IBM corrisponde allo 0.7% dell’intero portafoglio.

Il rendimento attuale ,dividendi inclusi , si attesta al 2.64%.