Expected Dividend Increases in November 2019 for my Vrijheid Fonds.
If you have visited Polliesdividend more often, you know that I track the dividend increases of the companies in myVrijheid Fonds. There have been quite a few dividend increases announced so far in 2019 for my Vrijheid Fonds. The counter is now on 24 announcements already!! It definitely has been a fun time to be a dividend growth investor. In this post I try to summarize as many companies that are expected to announce a dividend increase in the coming month.
Why you ask? I find it fun to track the dividend increases because I like companies that regularly increase their dividend. I believe that companies can only increase their dividends regularly if they grow earnings sufficiently. And it is the most outward sign by management as to how business is going. These companies show confidence in the potential growth of future earnings. And that are the kind of companies I like in my Vrijheid Fonds.
But before I take a look at the month of November, just let us first look back if the companies of the previous month’s article did what I expected.
I didn’t expect a single dividend increase announcement in October. However I was pleasantly surprised by Omega Healthcare Investors. Since February 2018 they have frozen their dividends. I wasn’t happy with this action, but I did understand it and saw the necessity of it. For some more information about this dividend freeze and what my actions were after the announcement, please read my post: What to do with Omega Healthcare Investors?
Omega Healthcare Investors
I haven’t read much about this dividend freeze in the last couple of months. Their announcement caught me by surprise. And this kind of surprises I like very much!
On October 14th OHI announced a 1,5% increase of their quarterly dividend.
I’m happy with this small increase of their dividend and I hope OHI will continue to grow their dividend.
Here are my predictions for the dividend increases I expect in November 2019.
Okay, I can be short about this one; I don’t expect any announcements of dividend increase in November for the companies of my Vrijheid Fonds. Lets hope that I will receive some increases in December.
So, I predict a quiet month with no dividend increases. Let’s hope I’m not right again and there will be a surprising raise in November. Next month I will write a review and look back at my predictions.
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