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With the way the market has been acting you would think that companies in general are doing terrible. Yet look at all the recent dividend increases. The following stocks have boosted their dividends in the last couple weeks.
Associated Banc-Corp (ASBC)
Teck Resources Limited (TCK)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO)
Atmos Energy (ATO)
Leggett & Platt (LEG)
Kimco Realty (KIM)
Boston Properties (BXP)
Cogent Communications (CCOI)
Emerson Electric (EMR)
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Disclosure: Author didn't own any of the above at the time the article was written.