Fatter dividend checks have a funny way of making income investors smile. It's also a great indication that you've bought into a strong stock. After all, would an unsure company be willing to declare even larger distributions to its shareholders? That's why higher yields have a funny way of drawing attention. Truth be told, it's often well-earned.
Lets take a closer look at four of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
Abercrombie & Fitch
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz pays attention to yield signs. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of theRule Breakersnewsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.