Do you stop at yield signs? Income investors do. Even if you don't, paying attention to companies pumping up their dividends can be a lucrative endeavor, since the announcements are usually coming from companies that are feeling pretty confident about their future. Readers of the Motley Fool 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 Whole Foods Market
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz pays attention to yield signs. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. He 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.