Dividends4Life: Yum! Brands And 5 Other Stocks Just Gave Their Shareholders A Raise

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, YUM! Brands (YUM) is a Fortune 500 corporation that owns the fast food restaurant brands Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. When looking at system outlets, YUM is the largest restaurant in the world. It is in 125 countries with 40,000 restaurants compared to McDonald's (MCD) which is in 119 countries with 35,000 outlets.

September 10th the company increased its quarterly dividend 10.8% to $0.41 per share. The dividend is payable November 7, 2014 to stockholders of record on October 17, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of October 15, 2014. The yield based on the new payout is 2.3%. YUM isn't alone. Below are several other companies giving their shareholders a raise with increased cash dividends...

Source: Seeking Alpha

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