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ExxonMobil recently raised its dividend by 21%, which makes its payout the largest in the world in total dollar terms. And ExxonMobil still compares very well in relative terms, too. Given the company's rock-solid balance sheet and ability to grow worldwide, its dividend is pretty secure. ExxonMobil will probably outperfom the market over the next five years, while offering shareholders a steady stream of income.
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