5 'Strong Buy' Stocks With Dividends Expected to Be Raised This Week

Jacobs Engineering

The is another perhaps less well-known stock that has delivered solid results for shareholders. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: J) provides consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery services for the government and private sectors in the United States, Europe, Canada, Asia, Australia, South America, Mexico, the Middle East and elsewhere.

The Critical Mission Solutions segment provides cybersecurity, data analytics, systems and software application integration and consulting, enterprise and mission IT, engineering and design, nuclear, enterprise level operations and maintenance, and other technical consulting solutions.

The People & Places Solutions segment offers data analytics, artificial intelligence and automation, software development, digitally driven consulting, planning and architecture, program management and other technical consulting solutions. The company is also involved in the management and execution of wind-tunnel design-build projects and design-build for water and construction management.

Investors currently receive a dividend of 0.60%. The dividend is expected to rise to $0.23 per share from $0.21

The Barclays price target of $160 is less than the $161.69 consensus target. The stock traded on Monday at $134.60.

Realty Income

This is an ideal stock for growth and income investors looking for a safer, inflation-busting idea for 2022. Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) is an S&P 500 company dedicated to providing stockholders with dependable monthly income. It is structured as a real estate investment trust (REIT), and its monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 6,500 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with commercial tenants.

To date, the company has declared 604 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 51-year operating history and increased the dividend 108 times since its public listing in 1994, garnering it a spot on the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index.

Investors now receive a yield of 4.14%. The $0.246 per share dividend is expected to increase to $0.247.

The $92 Goldman Sachs price target price on Realty Income stock is well above the $78.71 consensus target and the recent share price of $70.85.

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