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23 Stocks Increasing Shareholder Wealth With Higher Dividends

|Includes:ALX, APU, BLX, CLB, CMLP, CNP, DVN, ENLK, FDO, HCI, IDA, KALU, OCC, OHI, OKE, PLL, SLB, S&P Global Inc. (SPGI), TLP, TLRD, TUC, VNR, WMB

Dividend growth investing is a long-term strategy. A growing dividend is a sign that the company is becoming more valuable. Companies that consistently increase dividends tend to have steadily rising share prices and the best way to benefit from this is to buy and hold the stocks. Diversification and a focus on blue-chip stocks provides insurance for the few companies that don't pan out.

Below are several companies that are increasing shareholder wealth by raising their cash dividends:

Stocks: SPGI, SLB, FDO, KALU, WMB, IDA, TLRD, CNP, PLL, ENLK, DVN, APU, VNR, OKE, CMLP, ALX, BLX, TLP, TUC, OCC, HCI, OHI, CLB