The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.
Dividend growth investors should not overlook the industrial sector and Illinois Tool Works.
Are the semis right, and the bottom has been reached, or are the industrials right, and there is another leg down to come?
The stock moves on the day might not suggest much translation, the growth engines remain in tandem.
The producer of specialty glass and ceramics steadily has rewarded investors over the last three years and did so again this week.
Is all lost for CAT? There is a bull case.
Investors should be ready to go bullish and long on Honeywell stock, with technical indicators pointed up.
Some traders may be waiting for a retest of the December low before buying, but the charts indicate they could miss out on strength ahead.
These themes are working despite the turmoil in Washington and slowing global growth.
Let's go over the charts and indicators for a good entry point and risk level.