A Cornucopia of Dividends

 | Feb 13, 2013 | 9:00 AM EST
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We are in the heart of dividend season, so I am updating you fast and furious as new ones pop up on the screen. Below is a table of interesting upcoming dividends that look good for capturing.

Upcoming Dividends, mid-February
Source: FactSet

I highlighted my favorites that I will be playing the week ahead. ConocoPhillips (COP) sold off big in late January and is making a nice saucer into the dividend, and should exhibit strength on the ex-dividend date as oil prices continue to rise. Manulife (MFC) is a Canadian insurance company that will benefit from a steepening yield curve

In tech, Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) is an analog semiconductor company that is cheap relative to the technology group. CA (CA), Microchip (MCHP) -- another analog semi name -- and cash-rich Microsoft (MSFT) all are paying attractive yields and have at least stable business momentum.

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