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Back in the day, you used to go to ibm.com to see if your internet was working.
You typed email on a Blackberry… If you had a Blackberry. Or email.
Internet was dial-up.
Apple was a faded star.
Nokia ruled the telco waves.
Telstra was a new brand name for Telecom Australia.
Dot matrix printers made a racket.
Fax machines were new — and password protected.
GPS for public use.
Your computer cost about the same as today, but was 1/100th as powerful.
A 128Mb memory stick cost $100….
The past is important in investing. But the future is all that matters…
This company's dividend is almost the stuff of legends. Since it started paying dividends in 2007, it has increased its payout to shareholders every single year, a run that includes 21 consecutive dividend increases.
Based on the last 12-months of dividends, its shares are currently offering a fully-franked 4.8% yield, which grosses up to almost 7% when those franking credits are included. And in stark contrast to the likes of Commonwealth Bank and Telstra, this company just increased its dividend by over 13%, and guided for 2017 profits to grow by 20%!
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