Emerson Electric Co. a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.8% Yield (EMR)
Fri, Feb 15, 9:56 AM ET, by ETF Channel
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.8% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Emerson Electric Co. is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.61% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $164,178,999 worth of EMR shares.
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.
The annualized dividend paid by Emerson Electric Co. is $1.64/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 02/13/2013. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for EMR, which the report stressed as being of key importance.
EMR operates in the Electronic Equipment & Products sector, among companies like General Electric Co (GE), and Siemens AG (SI).
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