What I noticed in updating my spreadsheets on my portfolio is that I already have dividends up 6.99% compared to 2016 where dividends increased by 5.08% and for 2015 where dividends 7.58% and 2014 where they increased by 3.83%. So I decided to look at increases over time and looked back to 2003. This is a chart for dividend increases each year and the 5 year median to that year.
I have certainly done better in the past than I have done recently. Certainly the increases in 2014 seem to be a low point and relatively speaking so was 2010 and 2005.
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