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Corporations which announced dividend increases over the past week include:

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) provides nonhazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and disposal services in the United States. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 10% to 22 cents/share. Republic Services has increased its quarterly dividend for nine consecutive years. Yield: 3%

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) operates as the holding company for Community Bank, N.A. that provides various banking and financial services to the retail, commercial, and municipal customers. It offers loans and accepts deposits. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 8.30% to 26 cents/share. Community Bank System is a dividend achiever which has increased its quarterly dividend for 17 consecutive years. Yield: 4.20%

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTBI) operates as the holding company for Community Trust Bank, Inc. that provides various banking products and services. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 1.60% to 31 cents/share. Community Bank System is a dividend champion which has increased its quarterly dividend for 31 consecutive years. Yield: 4.50%

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 6.20% to 43 cents/share. Kellogg has increased its quarterly dividend for 8 consecutive years. Yield: 3.10%

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) manufactures engineered industrial products in the United States and internationally. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 13% to 26 cents/share. Crane Co. has increased its quarterly dividend for 8 consecutive years. Yield: 2.20%

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and sells flavor and fragrance products in the United States and internationally. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 14.80% to 31 cents/share. International Flavors & Fragrances has increased its quarterly dividend for 9 consecutive years. Yield: 2.00%

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), through its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the United States. The company increased its quarterly dividend by 7.50% to 43 cents/share. Norfolk Southern Corporation has increased its quarterly dividend for 10 consecutive years. Yield: 2.30%

Disclosure: Long K

Source: 7 Corporations That Announced Dividend Increases Over the Past Week