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.
Let's start with TAL International
The intermodal freight containers and chassis specialist is bumping its quarterly dividend 6% higher, to $0.55 a share. TAL's stock jumped on the news, as the meatier rate was accompanied by a better-than-expected quarterly report.
From gold to a golden anniversary, Coca-Cola
Finally we have Abbot Labs
Checks and balances
Subscribers to the Income Investor newsletter appreciate the companies sending more and more money to their investors. The newsletter singles out those that are committed to growing their distributions, with market-thumping results.
If you want to track these stocks to see if and when they hike their payouts again, consider adding them to MyWatchlist.
- Add TAL International Group to My Watchlist.
- Add The Coca-Cola to My Watchlist.
- Add Kinross Gold to My Watchlist.
- Add Abbott Laboratories to My Watchlist.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz calls them as he sees them. He does not own shares in any of the stocks in this story. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.
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