Xerox Delivers: 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

by Marc Bastow | January 24, 2014 3:00 pm

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[1]), 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[2]) 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[3]) 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[4]) 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[5]) 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[6]) 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[7]) 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[8]) 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[9]) 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[10]) 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[11]) 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[12]) 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[13]) 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[1]) 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[14].

Endnotes:
  1. XRX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=XRX
  2. AJG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AJG
  3. BHB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BHB
  4. CFNL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CFNL
  5. CNP: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CNP
  6. CMS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CMS
  7. CMA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CMA
  8. GSJK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GSJK
  9. EGN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=EGN
  10. VIVO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VIVO
  11. PEBO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PEBO
  12. NSC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NSC
  13. VLO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VLO
  14. Companies Increasing Dividends: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/

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