Not every company is slashing its dividend these days. Some of the market's better performers are easing up on their purse strings and sending more money out to their shareholders.
Readers of the Income Investor newsletter service can certainly appreciate that kind of thinking. So let's take a closer look at four of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past quarter.
Let's start with Carlisle
Church & Dwight
Finally, we have Leggett & Platt
Some of these moves may not seem like much, but consider the less-savory moves that took place in recent days: Manulife
Subscribers to Income Investor can appreciate the companies that send more and more money to their investors. The newsletter service 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 owns no shares in any of the companies in this story and 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.