I love to kick off the new trading week by taking a quick peek at companies that have just hiked their dividends. It's not just 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 closer look at four of the companies that inched their payouts higher over the past week.
We’ll start by tilling the soil with Deere
"Do it yourself" chains like Lowe's and Home Depot
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter like to see 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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