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Stocks Increasing Dividends Last Week

Posted by D4L | Wednesday, May 04, 2011 | | 0 comments »

The earnings cavalcade continued last week, and with a little over half of the S&P 500 companies already reporting first-quarter results, things are looking far better than they did just one year ago. According to The Wall Street Journal, profits at America’s biggest corporations are running 26% higher than a year ago. Many of the market’s biggest corporate names reported earnings last week, and many of those companies shared the excellent results with shareholders.

Among the biggest names on last week’s list of dividend payout performers were Dow components Chevron (NYSE: CVX), Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). Let’s take a look at each of these big names, as well as six other biggies dividend stocks increasing their payouts last week.

Source: InvestorPlace

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