Rollins Inc. (ROL) is one of those businesses that every dividend growth investor wishes they bought early. The company is the dominant player in the pest and termite services market in the U.S and is expanding globally.
The company generates good annual top and bottom line growth through acquisitions and organically. Rollins has high profitability. It pays a growing dividend for 17 years with a dividend growth rate that is about 18% in the past 10 years. The company had no long-term debt and the dividend is reasonably safe.