High dollar hurts sales but not 3M’s dividend

3M COMPANY $185 (New York symbol MMM; Income Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 582.3 million; Market cap: $107.7 billion; Dividend yield: 2.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.3m.com) started up in 1902 as the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company.
While it started off making… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, August 3, 2018

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO., $114.68, Toronto symbol CNR, operates Canada’s largest railway. Its 32,200-kilometre network stretches across the country. It also travels down through the U.S. Midwest, connecting Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

With the March 2018 payment, the company raised its quarterly dividend by… Read More