Not every company is slashing its dividend these days. Some of the market's better performers are easing up on their purse strings, sending more money out to their shareholders.
Readers of the Income Investor newsletter can certainly appreciate that kind of thinking. Let's take a closer look at some of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
Let's start with Mead Johnson Nutrition
As it seems to do every three months, Prospect Capital
The last week smiled upon yield chasers, as these four companies joined others including Air Products
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter can appreciate companies that send more and more money to their investors. The newsletter singles out businesses 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 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.