Dividend checks continue to beef up in Corporate America, as more companies jack up their distribution rates.
Let's take a closer look at some of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
We'll start with Accenture
Railroad operator CSX
Finally, we have Thor Industries
It's encouraging to see companies improving their yields at a time when fixed-income investments are on the floor. These four companies join comfort-cooking chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
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