This Congresswoman Saw Returns Of Over 20% On An Aerospace Company; Check Out 3 Dividend Stocks She Recently Purchased

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  • Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings is by far the largest full-truckload carrier in the United States.
  • Domino’s Pizza is the largest player in the global pizza market, and has more than 19,500 stores in over 90 international markets.
This Congresswoman Saw Returns Of Over 20% On An Aerospace Company; Check Out 3 Dividend Stocks She Recently Purchased

The stock purchases of U.S. Representative Diana Harshbarger (R-TN) were first covered by Benzinga on Oct. 4, revealing the congresswoman’s trades in Lockheed Martin LMT and PNC Financial Services Group PNC which are up roughly 22.5% and 2.4%, respectively, since the trades were covered.

Over the past three years, Harshbarger has made more than 3,000 trades, and became the biggest trader in Congress on Oct. 4 as well, Capitol Trades reported.

Harshbarger went on to sell shares of Northrop Grumman NOC, Coca-Cola KO, AutoZone AZO, and Walmart WMT on Oct. 21, according to Capitol Trades.

Here are three dividend stocks which Harshbarger recently purchased. 

Also Read: This Congressman Just Purchased 2 Stocks Which Consistently Increase Dividends

Domino's Pizza Inc. DPZ is offering a dividend yield of 1.15% or $4.40 per share annually, using quarterly payments, with a strong track record of increasing its dividends for eight consecutive years. Domino’s Pizza is the largest player in the global pizza market, and has more than 19,500 stores in over 90 international markets.

  • Harshbarger filed two undisclosed purchase orders of Domino’s Pizza both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $321.56 per share traded on Oct. 21.
  • She also filed joint and a spouse holdings purchase orders of Domino’s Pizza both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $321.56 per share traded on Oct. 21, reported Capitol Trades.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. KNX is offering a dividend yield of 0.84% or 48 cents per share annually, conducting quarterly payments, with a decent track record of increasing its dividends for three consecutive years. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings is by far the largest full-truckload carrier in the United States, with about 71% of its revenue derived from its asset-based trucking business, as of 2021.

  • Harshbarger filed two undisclosed purchase orders of Knight-Swift both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $47.41 per share traded on Oct. 21.
  • Harshbarger also filed joint and a spouse holdings purchase orders of Knight Swift both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $47.41 per share traded on Oct. 21, reported Capitol Trades.

McKesson Corporation MCK is offering a dividend yield of 0.56% or $2.16 per share annually, through quarterly payments, with a superb track record of increasing its dividends for 15 consecutive years. McKesson is a leading wholesaler of branded, generic, and specialty pharmaceutical products to pharmacies (retail chains, independent, and mail order), hospitals networks, and healthcare providers.

  • Harshbarger filed two undisclosed purchase orders of McKesson both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $370.64 per share traded on Oct. 21.
  • Additionally, she filed joint and a spouse holdings purchase orders of McKesson both worth between $1,000 to $15,000 in shares for $370.64 per share traded on Oct. 21.

Congressional Trading: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) want to ban members of Congress and their spouses from owning or trading individual stocks.

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