Top Financial Stocks With Over 10% Dividend Growth

Wall St. Watchdog reveals companies in the Financial sector that have grown their dividends by more than 10% year-over-year.

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH): This company has grown its dividend by 1250.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.57. The shares recently traded at $47.18 and its market capitalization is $50,773,200,000. About the company: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  • The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR): This company has grown its dividend by 767.14% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.51. The shares recently traded at $19.25 and its market capitalization is $12,623,010,000. About the company: The Progressive Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provide personal and commercial automobile insurance and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services throughout the United States.
  • KKR Financial Holdings LLC (NYSE:KFN): This company has grown its dividend by 760.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.81. The shares recently traded at $9.51 and its market capitalization is $1,693,996,000.  KKR Financial Holdings LLC is a specialty finance company with expertise in a range of asset classes. Its core business strategy is to leverage the proprietary resources of its manager with the objective of generating both current income & capital appreciation. KFN executes its core business strategy through subsidiaries and is externally managed by KKR Financial Advisors LLC.
  • RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI): This company has grown its dividend by 654.63% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $1.47. The shares recently traded at $61.78 and its market capitalization is $1,300,859,000. About the company:  RLI Corp., through its subsidiaries, underwrites selected property, casualty, and surety insurance products. The Company’s principal subsidiary, RLI Insurance Group, provides specialty property and casualty coverages for primarily commercial risks.
  • Societe Generale SA (ADR) (OTC:SCGLY): This company has grown its dividend by 600.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.63. The shares recently traded at $8.52 and its market capitalization is $32,515,930,702. About the company:  Societe Generale SA is a France-based banking group.  The Company is organized into five core business: French Networks with three main brands, Societe General, Credit du Nord with its seven regional banks and Boursorama; International Retail Banking, operating such subsidiaries as Banque de Polynesia and Societe Generale Caledonienne de Banque, among others; Corporate and Investment Banking, organized around two divisions, Global Markets and Financing and Advisory and comprised of Lyxor Asset Management, CALIF and other companies; Specialized Financial Services and INsurance, which are complementary to universal banking and comprise such subsidiaries as Franfinance Group and Temsys, among others, and Private Banking, Global Investment Management and Services, which operates via Newhedge Group, SGSS France, Parel and other subsidiaries.  Societe Generale operates in 85 countries.
  • Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM): This company has grown its dividend by 363.16% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $1.09. The shares recently traded at $12.61 and its market capitalization is $4,715,941,000. About the company: Och-Ziff Capital Management Group manages hedge funds. The Company provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Och-ziff Capital’s investment strategies include private equity, real estate, and equity restructuring.
  • Apollo Global Management LLC (NASDAQ:APO): This company has grown its dividend by 320.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.71. The shares recently traded at $16.73 and its market capitalization is $2,036,401,000. About the company:  Apollo Global Management LLC provides global alternative asset manager services. The Company specializes in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets, and real estate funds invested across a core group of industries where Apollo has knowledge and resources. Apollo Global Management provides services throughout the world.
  • MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX): This company has grown its dividend by 300.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.36. The shares recently traded at $27.08 and its market capitalization is $1,029,158,000. About the company: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. operates an electronic, multi-dealer to client platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate and emerging markets bond trading. The Company’s technology delivers price discovery and trade execution services to institutional and broker-dealer clients.
  • Woori Finance Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:WF): This company has grown its dividend by 150.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.97. The shares recently traded at $38.71 and its market capitalization is $10,510,388,833. About the company: Woori Finance Holdings Co., Ltd. is a holding company of Woori Bank, Kwangju Bank, Kyongnam Bank, and Woori Credit Card. The Company manages and controls its financial subsidiaries.
  • Banco Macro SA (ADR) (NYSE:BMA): This company has grown its dividend by 142.86% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $1.63. The shares recently traded at $33.79 and its market capitalization is $2,071,383,093. About the company: Banco Macro SA attracts deposits and offers retail and commercial banking services. The Bank offers Visa and Amex credit cards, consumer loans, insurance, and other financial services. Bansud operates in Argentina and in the Bahamas through its subsidiary Sun Bank & Trust.
  • Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (ADR) (NYSE:BSBR): This company has grown its dividend by 124.67% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.60. The shares recently traded at $9.10 and its market capitalization is $35,683,493,500. About the company: Banco Santander Brasil SA attracts deposits and offers retail, commercial and private banking, and asset management services. The Bank offers consumer credit, mortgage loans, lease financing, mutual funds, insurance, commercial credit, investment banking services, and structured finance.
  • Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS): This company has grown its dividend by 120.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.39. The shares recently traded at $14.15 and its market capitalization is $41,850,749,910. About the company: Barclays PLC offers commercial and investment banking, insurance, financial, asset management and related services. The Company’s banking subsidiaries operates branches in the United Kingdom and overseas.
  • Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC): This company has grown its dividend by 100.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.21. The shares recently traded at $25.47 and its market capitalization is $7,984,040,000. About the company: Lincoln National Corporation owns and operates wealth accumulation and protection businesses. The Company sells a wide range of products including institutional and/or retail fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance, term life insurance, mutual funds, and managed accounts.
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR): This company has grown its dividend by 100.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.60. The shares recently traded at $22.69 and its market capitalization is $2,799,159,000. About the company: Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. provides technology-based outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry. The Company offers a broad range of solutions that help clients serve their retail and institutional customers across the entire investment lifecycle, including pre-trade, trade, and post-trade processing.
  • Cohen + Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS): This company has grown its dividend by 100.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.85. The shares recently traded at $37.19 and its market capitalization is $1,603,908,000. About the company: Cohen & Steers, Inc. manages portfolios specializing in global real estate securities, large cap value stocks, listed infrastructure, and preferred securities, as well as alternative investment strategies for qualified investors. The firm serves individual and institutional investors around the world through a broad range of investment vehicles.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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