Today, Supervalu Inc. (SVU) a S&P dividend aristocrat, announced a 3% increase in its quarterly dividend to 17 cents per share versus 16.5 cents per share in the same quarter last year. The new dividend will be paid in the 3rd quarter.
- SVU's Earnings & Dividend Ranking is B+.
- The company's 5-year historical dividend growth rate is 4%.
- The estimated payout ratio on 2007 estimated earnings (February year-end) of $2.79 is 24%. The 5-year historical payout ratio is approximately 27%.