I love to kick off the new trading week by examining the companies that have just raised their dividends. A company that's easing up on its pocketbook probably has improving fundamentals to back up that generosity. Readers of the Motley Fool Income Investor newsletter service can 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.
Let's start the job with Administaff
International Game Technology
Finally ,we have Connecticut Water Service
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz pays attention to yield signs. He owns no shares in any of the companies in this story. He is part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. The Fool has a disclosure policy.