This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com.
Zoetis, Pentair, Johnson Controls International, and Abbott Laboratories were among the many companies that declared dividend increases this week.
Dividend increases have been bringing holiday cheer to investors as companies bounce back from the pandemic and return more capital to shareholders. Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices, expects S&P 500 dividends over the next 12 months to total a record $527 billion.