Stock indices are making new highs as more companies are increasing their dividends. A boost in dividends usually means that the company's future earnings prospects are very favorable. Here are some that have raised their dividends recently.
General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) is increasing its quarterly dividend by 9.8%
Zimmer Announced an 11% increase in its quarterly dividend
Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share, an increase of 8.1 percent.
Chico's (NYSE:CHS) raised its quarterly dividend by 4.8%
Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) boosted its quarterly dividend by 10%
Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) raised its quarterly dividend by 10%
International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) bumped up its quarterly dividend by 33%
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) raised its quarterly dividend 40%
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