Is it raining dividends where you are?
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 four of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
Let's start with Western Union
Marsh & McLennan
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Finally, we have Analog Devices
Some of these moves may not seem like much, but it's clearly better to see companies increasing their yields than slashing them. These stocks join electric and natural gas utility Xcel Energy
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.