3 Extraordinary Dividend Aristocrats: Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and Colgate-Palmolive

Investing in dividend stocks can be a simple and powerful strategy for superior returns. Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and Colgate-Palmolive are among the most extraordinary Dividend Aristocrats in the market.

Jun 14, 2014 at 10:30AM

Dividend Aristocrats are a select group of companies that have proved their remarkable financial strength by raising dividends for at least 25 years in a row. Among that exclusive group, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), and Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) stand out because of their extraordinarily long track records of 50 years or more raising dividends uninterruptedly.

Even better, these companies have what it takes to continue making growing capital distributions for decades to come.

The following slideshow contains more information for investors willing to take a deeper look at these exceptional Dividend Aristocrats and their potential as rock-solid dividend growth candidates. 

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Andrés Cardenal has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble and has options on Coca-Cola. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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