Dividend checks continue to get fatter in Corporate America, as more companies jack up their distribution rates.
Readers of the Income Investor newsletter certainly can appreciate that kind of thinking. Let's take a closer look at some of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.
Let's start with Walgreen
It's not the only way that Walgreen is returning money to its stakeholders. Walgreen has repurchased $3 billion worth of stock over the past two years, and last week committed to buying back another $2 billion.
Cliffs Natural Resources
Finally, we have Plains All American Pipeline
These stocks join engine maker Cummins
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, except for Plains All American. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.