Last year may have been full of dividend-slashing, but more and more companies are now committed to sending more money back to their shareholders in 2010.
Readers of the Motley Fool 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.
We'll start with Parker Hannifin
Enterprise Product Partners
People's United Financial
Finally, H.B. Fuller
Companies are starting to return more of their money to their investors, and shareholders aren't likely to complain. Insurer Donegal Group
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter can appreciate the 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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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.