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Master Limited Partnerships With Dividend Increases

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Emerging Dividend Growth Stocks

Emerging dividend growth stocks are the ones which have just or are about to attain a dividend achiever status, which typically happens after a decade of consistent dividend increases. If I have researched a stock, and like its fundamentals, valuation and growth characteristics, I would be looking to initiating a position in such a company.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms primarily in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and Japan. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 7.10% to 22.50 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 10 years in a row. The company actually has delivered a nice dividend growth over the past decade, has sustainable distributions and offers attractive valuation at the moment. Being the leader in the competitive semiconductor industry helps as well. Yield: 3.50% (analysis)

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) engages in designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits worldwide. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 9.10% to 24 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 11 years in a row. Yield: 3.60%

Crane (NYSE:CR) manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, Fluid Handling, and Controls. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 7.70% to 28 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 8 years in a row. Yield: 2.90%

Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 6.80% to 23.50 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 10 years in a row. Yield: 3.40%

Financial Stocks that Escaped Housing Bubble

Another list of companies boosting distributions include small and medium sized banks, which have kept on boosting distributions. They had been able to reward shareholders with dividend raises during the crisis of 2007 – 2009, which effectively shows that they didn’t get too overextended during the Housing Bubble.

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE) operates as the bank holding company for 1st Source Bank that provides commercial and consumer banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. This dividend champion raised its quarterly dividend by 6.25% to 17 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 25 years in a row. Yield: 3%

Community Trust Bancorp (NASDAQ:CTBI) operates as the holding company for Community Trust Bank, Inc. that provides various banking products and services. This dividend champion raised its quarterly dividend by 1.60% to 31.50 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 32 years in a row. Yield: 3.60%

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) operates as the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust that provides various banking products and services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities primarily in Hancock, Washington, and Knox counties. The company raised its quarterly dividend to 29.50 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 9 years in a row. Yield: 3.40%

Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC) operates as the bank holding company for Bank of Marin that offers a range of commercial and retail banking products and services in California. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 5.90% to 18 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 8 years in a row. Yield: 1.90%

United Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBNK) operates as a holding company for United Bank that provides various banking products and services in Massachusetts. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 11.10% to 10 cents per share. It has regularly raised dividends for 7 years in a row. Yield: 2.80%

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