Top 10 Dividend Increases in the First Half of 2013

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Top 10 Dividend Increases in the First Half of 2013

IBM

ibm Top 10 Dividend Increases in the First Half of 2013Dividend Increase: 12%

It hasn’t been a very good half-year for IBM (IBM), as the stock’s 1.75% appreciation lags well behind the Dow returns, but that didn’t stop Big Blue from upping its payout to 95 cents per share per quarter. IBM’s dividend yield is still just a shade under 2% despite the lagging stock price, but long-term dividend investors have every belief IBM will continue to build on what is now the 18th year in a row for a dividend increase, and the 10th year of double-digit percentage increases.


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