WEN boosted its quarterly dividend to 12 cents a share, up from 10 cents, continuing its annual streak of modest dividend increases started in 2012.
MSM is a longer-term buy that pays you a solid dividend to hold it until investors come back into the name.
This name is a prime candidate for dividend growth investors.
Right now, AbbVie is the best way to capitalize on the moment and on the future.
These five stocks have shared more than 60 consecutive annual dividend increases with their respective shareholders and their current dividend yields are greater than that for the S&P 500.
Income investors should be particularly interested in Kontoor Brands, which was recently spun off from apparel giant V.F. Corporation, and offers a first quarterly dividend at a rate of 56 cents per share.
Ingredion recently inched up its new quarterly dividend, and while the nation's corn production woes may cause a headwind for the company, its ample cash offers security.
All dividend names are not created equal.
Value and income investors will like this name's recipe for success.
But despite the recently authorized a one-time dividend of 70 cents per share, the company's debt should still sound alarm bells.