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If you're interested in tracking insider trades of dividend stocks, this list might offer an interesting starting point.

To create the list, we started with a universe of about 150 stocks that are expected to boost dividend payments during the current year. To narrow down the list, we focused on insider buying and only kept those financial stocks that have seen significant insider buying over the last six months.

To further control the quality of the list, we only focused on names that have dividend payout ratios below 35%.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.






Insiders seem to think there's more good news to be priced into these dividend stocks--do you agree?

1. Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS):
Regional Banks Industry. Dividend yield at 0.97%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 2,054,850 shares, which represents about 2.85% of the company's float of 72.12M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.1058 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.04 (implies a dividend growth rate of 164.5%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 3.72%.

2. KKR Financial Holdings LLC (KFN): Investment Services Industry. Dividend yield at 6.64%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 1,144,000 shares, which represents about 0.77% of the company's float of 149.41M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.798 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.52 (implies a dividend growth rate of 53.46%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 25.17%.

3. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPBC):
Regional Banks Industry. Dividend yield at 0.51%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 49,777 shares, which represents about 0.05% of the company's float of 98.99M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.055 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.04 (implies a dividend growth rate of 37.5%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 19.94%.

4. Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCB):
Savings / Banks Industry. Dividend yield at 0.59%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 2,000 shares, which represents about 0.02% of the company's float of 11.69M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.08 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.02 (implies a dividend growth rate of 300.%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 8.43%.

5. Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT):
Regional Banks Industry. Dividend yield at 1.87%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 14,525 shares, which represents about 0.01% of the company's float of 195.62M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.151 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.13 (implies a dividend growth rate of 16.15%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 20.96%.

6. MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI): Regional Banks Industry. Dividend yield at 0.21%. Over the last six months, insiders have been net buyers of 6,178 shares, which represents about 0.01% of the company's float of 50.46M shares. Current year dividend per share estimate at $0.042 vs. last year's dividend per share payment at $0.03 (implies a dividend growth rate of 40.%). TTM dividend payout ratio at 10.03%.

*Dividend data sourced from Screener.co, insider trading data sourced from Yahoo Finance.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: Insiders Are Buying Into These 6 Financial Stocks, Boosting Dividend Payments