I love to kick off the new trading week by taking a quick peek at companies that have just hiked their dividends. It's not just about the money. A company that is easing up on its pocketbook probably has improving fundamentals to back up that generosity.
Readers of the Income Investor newsletter can certainly appreciate that kind of thinking. Let's take a closer look at four of the companies that inched their payouts higher over the past week.
We'll start with Norfolk Southern
There may be more to the sleepy trainsmiths than just puffs of steamy smoke. With Berkshire Hathaway's
Then we have Polaris
Finally, we have Comerica