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Xerox Delivers: 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

XRX investors get an unexpected dividend bump from a surging stock

   

With earnings season now in full swing, the uptick in dividend stocks declaring dividend increases marches on. Indeed, thirteen dividend stocks increased their payouts over the past week, including a big surprise from copier-turned document management company Xerox (XRX), who surprised shareholders with a sturdy dividend raise.

Here’s a look at the new dividend being paid to Xerox shareholders, along with improvements from other dividend stocks over the week of January 20.

(Note: All dividend yields are as of Jan. 24.)

Insurance brokerage and third-party claims settlement claims company Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) raised its quarterly dividend 3% to 36 cents per share, payable on Mar. 20 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 4.
AJG Dividend Yield: 3.00%

Bar Harbor, Maine-based bank holding company Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) raised its quarterly dividend 1.6% to 32.5 cents per share, payable on Mar. 14 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 15.
BHB Dividend Yield: 3.37%

Bank holding company Cardinal Financial (CFNL) raised its quarterly dividend 33% to 8 cents per share, payable on Feb. 24 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 6.
CFNL Dividend Yield: 1.88%

Domestic energy delivery company CenterPoint Energy (CNP) raised its quarterly dividend 14.5% to 23.75 cents per share, payable on Mar. 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 14.
CNP Dividend Yield: 4.05%

Michigan-based energy company CMS Energy (CMS) raised its quarterly dividend 6% to 27 cents per share, payable on Feb. 28 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 7.
CMS Dividend Yield: 4.02%

Dallas, Texas-based financial services company Comerica (CMA) raised its quarterly 12% to 19 cents per share, payable on Apr. 1 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 14.
CMA Dividend Yield: 1.59%

Wellhead compression products manufacturer Compressco Partners (GSJK) raised its quarterly dividend 1.7% to 43.75 cents per share, payable on Feb. 14 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 31.
GSJK Dividend Yield: 7.60%

Oil and gas energy holding company Energen (EGN) raised its quarterly dividend 3.4% to 15 cents per share, payable on Mar. 3 to shareholder of record as of Feb. 14.
EGN Dividend Yield: 0.86%

Integrated life sciences company Meridian Biosciences (VIVO) raised its quarterly dividend 5.3% to 20 cents per share, payable on Feb. 14 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 3.
VIVO Dividend Yield: 3.22%

Marietta, Ohio-based bank holding company Peoples Bancorp (PEBO) raised its quarterly dividend 7% to 15 cents per share, payable on Feb. 18 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 3.
PEBO Dividend Yield: 2.60%

Railroad operator Norfolk Southern (NSC) raised its quarterly dividend 3.8% to 54 cents per share, payable on Mar. 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 7.
NSC Dividend Yield: 2.37%

Independent petroleum refining and marketing company Valero (VLO) raised its quarterly dividend 11.1% to 25 cents per share, payable on Mar. 12 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 12.
VLO Dividend Yield: 2.03%

Diversified business process outsourcing company Xerox (XRX) raised its quarterly dividend 8.7% to 6.25 cents per share, payable on April 30 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 31.
XRX Dividend Yield: 2.17%

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


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