Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Dividend Increase

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced that its quarterly dividend will be raised by 6.1% from $0.66 per share to $0.70 per share. This dividend increase is the company’s 52nd consecutive annual increase. The new dividend is scheduled to be paid on Jun 10, 2014 to shareholders on record as of May 27, 2014, and ex-div date of May 22, 2014. The new dividend rate results in an annualized yield of 2.79% based on JNJ’s current stock price.

 

My portfolio consists of 15 shares of Johnson & Johnson, which increases my annual dividend raise from $39.60 to $42. My yield-on-cost is 3.26%.

8 thoughts on “Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Dividend Increase

  1. Gotta love getting a raise. 🙂 What do you think of JNJ’s valuation here, trading with a P/E of 19? I’d like to add this company at some point to my portfolio, just doesn’t seem to want to pull back much here lately.

    Best wishes,
    SFZ

    • Hey SFZ,
      I think its really expensive here – no matter how I look at it – P/E, Forward P/E, P/B. I am holding off for a better valuation and will be looking to add to my position.

      regards
      R2R

    • Its a start, Evan. Like I mentioned in the post, I own just 15 shares – but looking to add to my position…just looking for better valuation.

      Thanks for stopping by and the comment

      Best wishes
      R2R

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