There are few things better than a hiked dividend. You may think I'm nuts, but it's more than just a few extra coins in your pocket every three months. It's a statement. It's the best way for a company to communicate that things are going well enough for it to share more of its wealth with its investors. 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 this past week.
We can start with SabreHoldings
Another company putting a tasty spin on its dividend was International Flavors & Fragrances
Finally, we have Shore Financial
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter can appreciate the companies sending more and more money to their investors. Analyst Mathew Emmert has often singled out companies that are committed to growing their distributions with market-thumping results.
Want to see what Mathew's liking these days? Go ahead and give his newsletter service a shot with a 30-day trial subscription. Who knows? Maybe the next thing hiked will be your interest.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz pays attention to yield signs. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy.