Last year may have been a year of dividend slashing, but there are now more and more companies committed to sending more money to their shareholders in 2010. Let's take a closer look at some of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
We'll start with Oxford Industries
The week went well for yield-chasers. JPMorgan Chase
Foreign banker Credicorp
Some of these moves may not seem like much, but plenty of companies haven't been able to support even their current dividends lately.
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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.