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  • Companies That Are Raising Their Dividends 0 comments
    Jan 8, 2013 12:52 AM | about stocks: BDX, HRL

    There are a lot of dividend raisers to start out the new year. Here are some that recently boosted their payouts.

    Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) had an increase to its 47th consecutive annual dividend

    Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) had a 10% increase in dividend payout, and has raised its dividend for 42 years in a row

    Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D) increased its quarterly dividend 6.6%

    The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) increased its quarterly dividend 10%

    Edison International (NYSE:EIX) increased its quarterly dividend 3.8%

    Tyco (NYSE:TYC) Plans 7% Dividend Increase

    KBR (NYSE:KBR) raised its dividend by an incredible 60%

    Realty Income (NYSE:O) raised its monthly dividend by 2%

    Rent-a-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) raised its quarterly dividend by 31%

    General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) increased its quarterly dividend by 12%

    Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:NUS) increased its quarterly dividend 50%

    AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) increased its quarterly dividend 4%

    If you like stock lists like this, such as a list of stocks going ex-dividend, beer stocks, candy stocks, or coffee stocks, go to

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

    Stocks: BDX, HRL
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