More Dollar From FDO: 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

by Marc Bastow | January 17, 2014 3:11 pm

More Dollar From FDO: 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Earnings season began in earnest this week, and with it came an increase in the number of companies increasing dividends.

IncreasingDividends More Dollar From FDO: 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts[1]Indeed, 14 dividend stocks increased their payouts over the past week, including discount retailing giant Family Dollar (FDO[2]). Here’s a look at the new dividend being paid out to FDO stock holders, as well as the improvements from other dividend stocks in the past week.

(Note: all dividend yields are as of Jan. 17):

Investment management firm BlackRock (BLK[3]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to $1.93 per share, payable March 24 to shareholders of record March 7.
BLK Dividend Yield: 2.4%

The biggest increase in our dividend stocks this week came from reservoir  management and services company Core Labs (CLB[4]), which raised its quarterly dividend 56.25% to 50 cents per share, payable Feb. 21 to shareholders of record Jan. 24.
CBL Dividend Yield: 1.05%

Vehicle components, manufacturer and supplier Delphi (DLPH[5]) raised its quarterly dividend 47% to 25 cents per share payable Feb. 27 to shareholders of record Feb. 18.
DLPH Dividend Yield: 1.60%

Entertainment properties real estate investment trust EPR Properties (EPR[6]) raised its monthly dividend 28.5 cents per share, payable Feb. 18 to shareholders of record Jan. 31. EPR stock is the highest yielder of this week’s dividend stocks.
EPR Dividend Yield: 6.77%

Discount retail store chain Family Dollar (FDO[2]) raised its quarterly dividend 19.2% to 31 cents per share. FDO has not announced a dividend payout or ex-dividend date.
FDO Dividend Yield: 1.91%

Mall-based specialty retailer Finish Line (FINL[7]) raised its quarterly dividend 14% to 8 cents per share, payable March 17 to shareholders of record Feb. 28.
FINL Dividend Yield: 1.19%

Semi-fabricated aluminum products manufacturer Kaiser Aluminum (KALU[8]) raised its quarterly dividend 17% to 35 cents per share, payable Feb. 14 to shareholders of record Jan. 24.
KALU Dividend Yield: 1.98%

Pipeline transportation and storage master limited partnership Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP[9]) raised its quarterly distribution 1% to $1.36 per share, payable Feb. 14 to shareholders of record Jan. 31.
KMP Dividend Yield: 6.68%

Analog integrated circuits and products manufacturer Linear Technology (LLTC[10]) raised its quarterly dividend 3.8% to 27 cents per share, payable Feb. 26 to shareholders of record Feb. 14. This marks the 22nd consecutive annual dividend increase for Linear.
LLTC Dividend Yield: 2.33%

Television broadcasting and digital media company Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST[11]) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 15 cents per share payable Feb. 28 to shareholders of record Feb. 14.
NXST Dividend Yield: 1.28%

Healthcare facilities REIT Omega Healthcare (OHI[12]) raised its quarterly dividend 2% to 49 cents per share, payable Feb. 14 to shareholders of record Jan. 31.
OHI Dividend Yield: 6.1%

Diversified energy provider Oneok (OKE[13]) raised its quarterly dividend 5% to 40 cents per share payable Feb. 18 to shareholders of record Feb. 10.
OKS Dividend Yield: 2.38%

Midstream natural and liquid gas services company Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS[14]) raised its quarterly dividend 2% to 74.75 cents per share, payable Feb. 14 to shareholders of record Jan. 27.
NGLS Dividend Yield: 5.93%

Diversified utility holding company Wisconsin Energy (WEC[15]) raised its quarterly dividend 2% to 39 cents per share, payable March 1 to shareholders of record Jan. 31.
WES Dividend Yield: 3.78%

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[16].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/
  2. FDO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FDO
  3. BLK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BLK
  4. CLB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CLB
  5. DLPH: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DLPH
  6. EPR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=EPR
  7. FINL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FINL
  8. KALU: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KALU
  9. KMP: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KMP
  10. LLTC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=LLTC
  11. NXST: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NXST
  12. OHI: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=OHI
  13. OKE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=OKE
  14. NGLS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NGLS
  15. WEC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=WES
  16. Companies Increasing Dividends: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/

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