Advisors might expect that companies with long histories of dividend increases would offer clients only minuscule payment raises. In some cases, that’s true. But not always.

The most recent dividend increase at paint-maker Sherwin-Williams was a robust 25.4%. And Sherwin-Williams has given its shareholders 36 years in a row of higher dividends.

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