Harley Revs Up Income: 19 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

by Marc Bastow | February 7, 2014 11:20 am

Harley Revs Up Income: 19 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Earnings season rolls on, and with it a continued rush of companies giving back to shareholders in the form of dividend increases.

IncreasingDividends 150x150 Harley Revs Up Income: 19 Dividend Stocks Increasing PayoutsNineteen dividend stocks increased their payouts to shareholders this week, including American icon Harley-Davidson (HOG[1]). Here’s a look at the new dividend paid out to HOG stock holders, along with improvements from other dividend stocks this week.

(Note: All dividend yields are as of Feb 7.)

Energy services holding company AGL Resources (GAS[2]) raised its quarterly dividend 4.3% to 49 cents per share, payable on Mar. 1 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 14.
GAS Dividend Yield: 4.23%

Independent energy company Apache (APA[3]) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 25 cents per share, payable on May 22 to shareholders of record as of Apr. 22.
APA Dividend Yield: 1.25%

Exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives trader CME Group (CME[4]) raised its quarterly dividend 4% to 47 cents per share, payable on Mar. 25 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 10.
CME Dividend Yield: 2.47%

Non-alcoholic beverage distributor Coca-Cola Enerprises (CCE[5]) raised its quarterly dividend 25% to 25 cents per share, payable on Mar. 20 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 7.
CCE Dividend Yield: 2.25%

Quick-service restaurant franchiser Dunkin’ Donuts (DNKN[6]) raised its quarterly dividend 21% to 23 cents per share, payable on Mar. 19 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 10.
DNKN Dividend Yield: 1.90%

Professional engineering services company Fluor (FLR[7]) raised its quarterly dividend 31.24% to 21 cents per share, payable on Apr. 2 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 4. That hike makes Fluor the second-highest increase among this week’s dividend stocks.
FLR Dividend Yield: 1.08%

Motorcycle designer, manufacturer and retailer Harley-Davidson (HOG[1]) raised its quarterly dividend 31% to 27.5 cents per share, payable on Mar. 7 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 19.
HOG Dividend Yield: 1.70%

Apartment community real estate investment trust (REIT) Home Properties (HME[8]) raised its quarterly dividend 4.3% to 73 cents per share, payable on Feb. 25 to shareholders of record as of February 13. At a 5% yield, HME is the highest yielder of this week’s list of dividend stocks increasing payouts.
HME Dividend Yield: 5.00%

Diversified manufacture and services provider Ingersoll-Rand (IR[9]) raised its quarterly dividend 19% to 25 cents per share, payable on Mar. 31 to shareholders of record Mar. 14.
IR Dividend Yield: 1.70%

Neighborhood and community shopping center real estate investment trust (REIT) Kimco Realty (KIM[10]) raised its quarterly dividend 7% to 22.5 cents per share, payable on Apr. 15 to shareholders of record as of Apr. 3. With a 4.3% yield, KIM stock proves why REITs are some of the more popular dividend stocks out there.
KIM Dividend Yield: 4.31%

Specialty brands retailer L-Brands (LB[11]), which includes Victoria’s Secret and Bed, Bath and Beyond, raised its quarterly dividend 13% to 34 cents per share, payable on Mar. 7 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 21.
LB Dividend Yield: 2.51%

The biggest increase among our dividend stocks this week was from short-term secured non-banking real estate lender Manhattan Bridge Capital (LOAN[12]) which raised its quarterly dividend 100% to 2 cents per share, payable on Aug. 20 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 15.
LOAN Dividend Yield: 0.4%

Public energy utility holding company Northeast Utilities (NU[13]) raised its quarterly dividend 8.2% to 39.75 cents per share, payable on Mar. 31 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 3.
NU Dividend Yield: 3.67%

Electric utility holding company Otter Tail (OTTR[14]) raised its quarterly dividend 1.6% to 30.25 cents per share, payable on Mar. 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 14.
OTTR Dividend Yield: 4.47%

Energy and utility holding company PPL (PPL[15]) raised its quarterly dividend 1% to 37.25 cents per share, payable on Apr. 1 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 10.
PPL Dividend Yield: 4.86%

Brand development and marketing products provider R.G. Barry (DFZ[16]) raised its quarterly dividend 11.1% to 10 cents per share, payable on Apr. 4 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 17.
DFZ Dividend Yield: 2.25%

Natural gas pipeline supplier Spectra Energy Partners (SEP[17]) raised its quarterly dividend 5.8% to 54.625 cents per share, payable on Feb. 28 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 14.
SEP Dividend Yield: 4.87%

Integrated energy company Suncor (SU[18]) raised its quarterly dividend 15% to 23 cents per share, payable on Mar. 25 to shareholders of record as of Mar. 4.
SU Dividend Yield: 2.81%

Water and waste-water systems provider Xylem (XYL[19]) raised its quarterly dividend 10% to 12.8 cents per share, payable on Mar. 19 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 19.
XYL Dividend Yield: 1.39%

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[20].

Endnotes:
  1. HOG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HOG
  2. GAS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GAS
  3. APA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=APA
  4. CME: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CME
  5. CCE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CCE
  6. DNKN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DNKN
  7. FLR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FLR
  8. HME: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HME
  9. IR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=IR
  10. KIM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KIM
  11. LB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=LB
  12. LOAN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=LOAN
  13. NU: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NU
  14. OTTR: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=OTTR
  15. PPL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PPL
  16. DFZ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DFZ
  17. SEP: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SEP
  18. SU: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SU
  19. XYL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=XYL
  20. Companies Increasing Dividends: http://www.investorplace.com/hot-topics/companies-increasing-dividends/

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