December 05, 2012 at 01:37 AM EST
More Dividend Increasers
The dividends keep increasing in spite of this dyslexic/schizophrenic stock market. Dividends are generally raised for one of two reasons: the company's earnings have been improving or the company's earning are anticipated to increase. Here are some companies that have recently boosted their dividend payout rate.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) increased by 10%

Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) increased by 13.3%

J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) increased by 23.1%

McCormick & Company (MKC) increased by 9.7%

RGC Resources, Inc. (RGCO) increased by 2.9%

If you like stock lists like this, check out the many of the free lists at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com. The lists include stocks going ex-dividend this month, high yield utility stocks, and many others.

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