Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is in the Dividend Channel S.A.F.E 25 list

by Eric Jacobson | Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 | 1189 views

Northern, WI 08/27/2013 (usastockreport) – The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has recently been included in the Dividend Channel S.A.F.E 25 list which proves to ascertain the fact that the stock had presented above average dividends in the recent quarters with the yield presently at 2.6%. Further the report had also commented that the company has excellent track record of dividend payments to its shareholders with growth in dividends being recorded continuously for the past two decades of operations.

The major qualities which had enabled the stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to find a place in the Dividend Channel S.A.F.E List had been to present solid returns with hefty dividend yield, consistent increase in dividends over the time, no history of missing out of payment of dividends or lowering of dividends to the shareholders and presence of at least two decades of payment of dividends. All such strong and consistent qualities had enabled the stock of the world’s largest retailer to find a valuable place in this report. It is worth noting that Wal-Mart had continued to pay annualized dividends at the rate of $1.88 per share which are presently being paid out by the company in quarterly installments.

Further, the dividend payments to the shareholders of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) had been continuously increasing over the past few years of operations which had presented higher level of attraction to the shareholders towards this stock. The company operates in the department stores chain and had proved to be effective to provide diverse range of products on the shelves of its stores. This recent announcement on the inclusion of the stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) into the Dividend Channel S.A.F.E 25 list had proved to boost up the investor optimism towards this stock in the markets.

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