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5 Dividend Stocks Raising Shareholder Returns

|Includes:DDR, LTC, Macy's Inc. (M), OZRK, WSO

It's human nature for new income investors to focus on yield. Many eventually learn that above average yields often carry an above average risk of a dividend cut, loss of invested capital or both. People involved in extreme sports/hobbies, such as base jumping, hang gliding and shark diving, do things to minimize risk and protect themselves. In much the same way those investing in dividend stocks, can do certain things to increase their chance of success. One method is to focus on stocks the consistently increase their dividends.

Stocks: M, DDR, WSO, OZRK, LTC