The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Ron Gross and Charly Travers dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In today's edition, shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) hit an all-time high. The guys take a look at three major companies upping their dividends, and discuss one energy company you may have overlooked.

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