I love to kick off a new trading week by peeking at companies that have just hiked their dividends. It's not only 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 look at four companies that inched their payouts higher over the past week.
Let's start with Marriott
Finally, we have CBS
CBS has become an income investor's dream. The company has now increased its dividend five times since it was spun off from Viacom
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter can appreciate the companies sending more and more money to their investors. The newsletter singles out companies that are committed to growing their distributions with market-thumping results.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz pays attention to yield signs. He does not own shares in any 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. Dell is a former Stock Advisor recommendation. The Fool has a disclosure policy.