4th of July!Happy 4th of July weekend!  Hopefully everyone’s having fun with their friends and family gatherings, bbq’s, fireworks and whatever else you do to celebrate!

Today I thought I’d help you figure out how to celebrate with some of your favorite dividend growth companies.  Here are 7 dividend growth stocks that will help make sure you have a safe and fun holiday weekend!

Wal-Mart (WMT) - To get supplies for your holiday cookout, head on over to your nearest Wal-Mart retail store.  You can buy all the supplies you need at Wal-Mart ranging from the food you’ll eat, the drink you’ll drink and the yard games you’ll want to play!  Not only can Wal-Mart provide all your party needs, but they are a dividend growth company with 41 consecutive years of dividend growth!

Coca-Cola (KO) – While at the store, be sure to pick up some of America’s favorite beverages, Coke and Diet Coke.  The Coca-Cola Company will help you stay hydrated throughout the day while you are having so much fun!  You can enjoy drinking your Coca-Cola beverages knowing this company is a great dividend growth stock for your portfolio.  They have 52 straight years of dividend growth.

PepsiCo (PEP) – If Coca-Cola isn’t your flavor, maybe you’d prefer one of the many drink choices PepsiCo has to offer.  More important from PepsiCo though, don’t forget to pick up some of their famous Doritos which are sure to be a hit at your cookout!  PepsiCo is another great dividend growth company with 42 years of growing dividends.

ConAgra Foods (CAG) - You can’t have a 4th of July cookout without great food.  ConAgra can help make your cookout great.  Try some of their Hebrew National brand hot dogs or some of their Manwich Sloppy Joe sandwiches!  ConAgra has been increasing dividends for 6 years in a row.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - Sometimes we have a little too much fun on the 4th!  Whether you hurt yourself shooting off fireworks or maybe you have a little too much fun with the alcoholic beverages, Johnson & Johnson is here to help.  Be sure to stock up on their Band-Aid brand bandages and some Tylenol for that morning after hangover!  Johnson & Johnson has had 52 long years of increasing dividends!

Procter & Gamble (PG) - Unfortunately, when the fun is all over someone has to clean up the mess!  Be sure to pick up some of the great Procter & Gamble cleaning products to help get your house back in clean tip top shape.  Procter & Gamble has a near 6 decade long dividend growth streak.  They have been paying growing dividends for an amazing 58 years!

Visa (V) - When your all done getting supplies from the store, you can use your Visa credit card to pay for it!  Nothing is more American than buying stuff on credit!  Whatever the cost, whip out that Visa and pay for your merchandise.  Then take it home and prepare for a great time!

So get stocked up with some of these great dividend growth companies and have a great time this holiday weekend!  Here’s wishing you a happy, fun and safe 4th of July!

Which dividend growth companies are helping you celebrate?  Share with us in the comments below!

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6 Responses to Celebrate the 4th With 7 All American Dividend Growth Companies!

  1. I prefer TGT to Walmart and use Discover instead of Visa. but love the rest of the list.:) Thanks for sharing.

    • Dan Mac says:

      Thanks Happy Health and Wealthy Girl! Target is also a good dividend growth stock, I’m not sure about Discover though. Happy 4th!

  2. Currently valuations aside, I wouldn’t mind owning any one of these companies. All are great long term holds and the type of companies I want in our families portfolio. Thanks for sharing the list. AFFJ

    • Dan Mac says:

      Thanks Frugal Family. I would agree with you that all of these companies will be great long term investments to own.

  3. In regards to CAG ConAgra Foods, Inc. it appears that they have not increased it’s dividend in two years since it was raised 4% in mid 2012. It seems that management has been pretty stingy after seeing sales slow on many of their brands.

    • Dan Mac says:

      Thanks for pointing that out Captain Dividend. If they fail to increase the rate in 2014, it looks like their streak will be over as they’ll have paid the same amounts in 2013 and 2014. I’d definitely take this into consideration before making an investing in CAG.

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