International Business Machines Corp. (Symbol: IBM) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 3.1% 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 , International Business Machines Corp. is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF ( ITOT ), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.60% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ), which holds $241,208,989 worth of IBM shares.
International Business Machines Corp. (Symbol: IBM) 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 International Business Machines Corp. is $5.60/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 11/08/2016. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for IBM, which the report stressed as being of key importance.
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