|Day Low/High||55.19 / 55.48|
|52 Wk Low/High||41.96 / 58.29|
The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.
Somewhat surprisingly, 24 names made the cut this year, versus 20 last year.
I've built a lot of tracking portfolios over the years, and this one had the lowest variability of returns.
So far, so good, the portfolio is up about 14.5% versus 11% for the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
Several lesser-known banks make my stock screening cut, though higher-profile Snap-on, Tractor Supply and Manpower also are on the list.
Check out these 15 stocks that boast solid dividend yields and are growing earnings.
There are several names that could provide above-average appreciation going forward.
Wednesday's release of March existing homes sales data should show improvement over dismal results in February, but the housing market overall is underperforming, according to one expert.
After a spell of underperformance, this title insurer looks to be cooking up a nice entry.