Ford Revs Up Its Divvies: 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

by Marc Bastow | January 10, 2014 2:39 pm

Ford Revs Up Its Divvies: 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Given the generally lower amount of corporate activity around both Christmas and New Year’s, it’s not a surprise that many dividend stocks have been silent on the payment announcement front as of late.

IncreasingDividends Ford Revs Up Its Divvies: 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts[1]Nevertheless, seven dividend stocks increased their payouts between Dec. 23 and Jan. 10, including hallowed American automaker Ford (F[2]). Here’s a look at the new dividend being paid out to F stock holders, as well as the improvements from other dividend stocks in the past couple weeks.

(Note: All dividend yields are as of Jan. 10.)

Shopping center real estate investment trust DDR Corp. (DDR[3]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to 15.5 cents per share, payable April 8 to shareholders of record as of March 13.
DDR Stock Dividend Yield: 3.95%

The biggest increase among our dividend stocks this week came from automotive giant Ford (F[2]) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 12.5 cents per share, payable March 3 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 31.
F Stock Dividend Yield: 3.11%

Management investment company Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (FSFR[4]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to 23 cents per share, payable April 15 to shareholders of record as of March 31.
FSFR Stock Dividend Yield: 6.88%

Global aircraft lessor Fly Leasing (FLY[5]) raised its quarterly dividend 13% to 25 cents per share, payable Feb. 20 to shareholders of record Jan. 30.
FLY Stock Dividend Yield: 6.08%

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT[6]), a REIT involved in mortgages and mortgage-related assets, raised its quarterly dividend 4% to 59 cents per share, payable Jan. 28 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 14. At more than 10%, PMT is the highest yielder of this week’s list of dividend stocks.
PMT Stock Dividend Yield: 10.15%

Healthcare REIT Physicians Realty Trust (DOC[7]) was right up their with Ford in raising its quarterly dividend 25%, to 22.5 cents per share, payable Feb. 7 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 24.
DOC Stock Dividend Yield: 7.02%

Natural gas asset and infrastructure company Spectra Energy (SE[8]) raised its quarterly dividend 9.8% to 33.5 cents per share, payable March 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 14.
SE Stock Dividend Yield: 3.8%

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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/
  2. F: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=F
  3. DDR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DDR
  4. FSFR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FSFR
  5. FLY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FLY
  6. PMT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PMT
  7. DOC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DOC
  8. SE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SE
  9. Companies Increasing Dividends: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/

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