22 Companies Increasing Dividends

Nike and Rubbermaid among this week's payout performers

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22 Companies Increasing Dividends

Athletic apparel titan Nike (NYSE:NKE) raised its quarterly dividend 17% to 21 cents per share, payable Dec. 26 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 10. Nike also announced a 2-for-1 stock split payable Dec. 24 to shareholders of record at the close of business Dec. 10.
NKE Dividend Yield: 1.56%

At-home use tissue paper manufacturer Orchids Paper Products (NYSE:TIS) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 25 cents per share, payable Dec. 18 to stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 3.
TIS Dividend Yield: 4.86%

Wireless optimization and solutions provider PC Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI) raised its quarterly dividend 16.6% to 35 cents per share, payable Feb. 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 8.
PCTI Dividend Yield: 1.92%

Real estate investment trust company Ramco-Gershenson (NYSE:RPT) raised its quarterly payout 3% to 16.825 cents per share, payable Jan. 2, 2013, to shareholders of record on Dec. 20, 2012.
RPT Dividend Yield: 5.39%

Precious metals royalty company Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) raised its annual dividend 33% to 80 cents per share, payable on a quarterly basis of 20 cents per share. The quarterly dividend is payable on Jan. 18, 2013, to shareholders of record on Jan. 4.
RGLD Dividend Yield: 0.99%

Bank holding company SY Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) raised its dividend 5.3% to 20 cents per share, payable Dec. 31 to stockholders of record as of Dec. 10.
SYBT Dividend Yield: 3.82%

Food services and distribution company Sysco (NYSE:SYY) raised its quarterly dividend 3.7% to 28 cents per share, payable Jan. 25, 2013, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 4.
SYY Dividend Yield: 3.72%

Natural resources exploration company Teck (NYSE:TCK) raised its quarterly dividend 12.5% to 45 cents per share, payable Jan. 2, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 14, 2012.
TCK Dividend Yield: 2.82%

Railroad stock Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) keeps chugging along, raising its quarterly dividend 15% to 69 cents per share, payable Jan. 2, 2013, to stockholders of record Nov. 30, 2012.
UNP Dividend Yield: 2.35%

Energy infrastructure provider Williams Cos. (NYSE:WMB) raised its quarterly dividend 4% to 3.25 cents per share, payable Dec. 24 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 7.
WMB Dividend Yield: 4.14%

Marc Bastow is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace.com. As of this writing he does not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. For more payout winners, see previous weeks’ lists of Companies Increasing Dividends.


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