Think a Lot of Companies Don't Increase Dividends? Think Again!

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I love dividends, and I love them even more when they increase. Increasing dividends means more money in your pocket. A solid stream of increasing passive income! Here are some recent dividend increases:

US COMPANIES Amcol Int'l ACO $0.20 from $0.18, increase of 11.11%

Smith, A.O.  AOS$0.20 from $0.16, increase of 25.00%

Am States Water AWR$0.355 from $0.28, increase of 26.79%

Baxter Int'l BAX$0.45 from $0.335, increase of 34.33%

Badger Meter Inc BMI$0.17 from $0.16, increase of 6.25%

Caterpillar CAT $0.52 from $0.46, increase of 13.04%

Chemed Corp CHE $0.18 from $0.16, increase of 12.50%

Cummins Inc. CMI $0.50 from $0.40, increase of 25.00%

Crane Co CR $0.28 from $0.26, increase of 7.69%

Carlisle Comp CSL $0.20 from $0.18, increase of 11.11%

Community Trst CTBI $0.315 from $0.31, increase of 1.61%

Dover Corp DOV $0.35 from $0.315, increase of 11.11%

Federal REIT FRT $0.73 from $0.69, increase of 5.80%

Hawkins Inc. HWKN S $0.34 from $0.32, increase of 6.25%

Int'l Flav & Frag IFF $0.34 from $0.31, increase of 9.68%

Illinois Tool Works ITW $0.38 from $0.36, increase of 5.56%

Kellogg Co K $0.44 from $0.43, increase of 2.33%

Murphy Oil Corp MUR $0.3125 from $0.275, increase of 13.64%

Norfolk Southern NSC $0.50 from $0.47, increase of 6.38%

ONEOK Inc OKE $0.33 from $0.305, increase of 8.20%

Ryder Systems R $0.31 from $0.29, increase of 6.90%

Rockwell Automat ROK $0.47 from $0.425, increase of 10.59%

Reliance Steel RS $0.25 from $0.15, increase of 66.67%

Smucker, JM SJM $0.52 from $0.48, increase of 8.33%

Stanley Blk & Dec SWK from $0.49 $0.41, increase of 19.51%

Questar Corp STR $0.17 from $0.1625, increase of 4.62%

Target Corp TGT $0.36 from $0.30, increase of 20.00%

United Technolog UTX $0.535 from $0.48, increase of 11.46%

Walgreen Co WAG $0.275 from $0.225, increase of 22.22%

CANADIAN COMPANIES

Empire EMP.A $0.24 from $0.225, increase of 6.6%

BCE BCE $0.5675 from $0.5425, increase of 4.61%

Saputo SAP $0.21 from $0.19, increase of 10.52%

Algonquin Power AQN $0.0775 from $0.0700, increase of 10.71%

CAE CAE $0.05 from $0.04, increase of 25.00%

Dorel DII.A$0.30 from $0.15, increase of 100.00%

Highliner Foods HLF $0.11 from $0.10, increase of 10.00%

Calian Tech CTY $0.28 from $0.26, increase of 7.69%

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3 comments

Jeremy @ Modest Money Aug 26, 2012 09:04am

Thanks for this list Kanwal. I'm going to look into some of these companies after I find the time to take your investing course. I think increasing dividends sounds pretty sweet to me.

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Kanwal Sarai Aug 27, 2012 03:18pm

Hi Jeremy, thanks for stopping by!

Like I said, increasing dividends = increasing income for me!

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My Own Advisor Sep 2, 2012 08:30am

Great list!

Wow, Dorel!

Mark

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