Dividend checks continue to get fatter in Corporate America, as more companies jack up their distribution rates.
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.
We'll start with Johnson Controls
Finally, we have Lancaster Colony
It's encouraging to see companies improving their yields at a time when fixed-income investments are on the floor. The businesses above join oil and gas industry gear specialist National Oilwell Varco
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter can appreciate the companies sending more and more money to their investors. The newsletter singles out stocks 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.