18 Dividend Companies Sending Cash to Shareholders

These companies have a solid record of dividend increases

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18 Dividend Companies Sending Cash to Shareholders

AGL (NYSE:GAS), an energy services holding company, distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 2.20% to 46 cents per share. This marked the 11th consecutive annual dividend increase for this dividend achiever. Yield: 1.90%

Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP) engages in the design, development, manufacture, and market of semiconductor products for embedded control applications. The company raised its quarterly dividend to 35 cents per share. Microchip Technology has managed to boost distributions for 11 years in a row. Yield: 4%

Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU), a public utility holding company, provides electric and natural gas energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 16.80% to 34.30 cents per share. Northeast Utilities has managed to boost distributions for 12 years in a row. Yield: 3.80%

VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) focuses on providing sustainment services for the legacy systems and equipment of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD); and professional services to the DoD and federal civilian agencies in the United States. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 14.30% to 8 cents per share. VSE Corporation has managed to boost distributions for 8 years in a row. Yield: 1.30%

AmTrust Financial (NASDAQ:AFSI), through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 11.10% to 10 cents per share. AmTrust Financial Services has managed to boost distributions for 6 years in a row. Yield: 1.40%

Regal Beloit (NYSE:RBC), together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells electric motors and controls, electric generators and controls, and mechanical motion control products in the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 5.60% to 19 cents per share. Regal Beloit Corporation has managed to boost distributions for 9 years in a row. Yield: 1.10%

 


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