Ben Reynolds is the CEO and founder of Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend helps individual investors build high-quality growth stock portfolios for rising passive income over the long run. Sure Dividend analyzes 600+ income securities to find the best dividend growth stocks for the long run. His work has appeared on Forbes, MSN Money, The Street, and other leading financial sites.
Essex Property Trust (ESS) was founded in 1971 and became a publicly traded REIT in 1994. The trust invests in west coast multifamily residential proprieties where it engages in development, redevelopment, management, and acquisition of apartment communities and a few other select properties, writes Ben Reynolds, editor of Top 10 REITs.
Founded in 1914, Brady Corp. (BRC) manufactures and markets specialty materials. The company operates in two segments: Identification Solutions and Workplace Safety. Its product lines include absorbents, labels, pipes and valves, signs, tags, tapes, and printers, writes Ben Reynolds, editor of Top 10 Dividend Elite.
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) leads this month’s “Top 10” list off with some eye-popping numbers: A 24.2% expected total return and a 9.2% starting dividend yield. You don’t usually see those types of figures for an established company with a 47-year history of increasing its dividend and an expected payout ratio under 50%, highlights Ben Reynolds, editor of Sure Dividend.
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) can trace its history back to 1843. It is a world leader in power tools, hand tools, and related items, with the top global position in tools and storage sales and second position in the area of engineered fastening, shares Ben Reynolds, editor of Sure Retirement.
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