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Companies That Recently Increased Their Dividends

|Includes:Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS), CL, DVN, GD, IGT, QCOM

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

Stocks: CHS, CL, DVN, GD, IGT, QCOM