May 01, 2013 at 09:00 AM EDT
Companies Increase Dividends: ETFs To Play
The first quarter of 2013 earnings season has taken over the headlines, with several bellwethers reporting both hits and misses. Of the trends seen so far this season, firms missing revenue expectations seems to be a predominant one; many companies have beaten profits not because revenues are up, but because costs have decreased. However, some firms have surprised investors and analysts alike by significantly increasing dividend payouts [see What Can You Buy With Apple's Cash?]. For those investors looking benefit from the slew of rising dividends, we highlight several companies have increased payouts and which ETFs to play: MLPs Shell Out Higher Dividends Investors may want to take a closer look at MLP ETFs, as several of the funds’ top holdings have announced dividend increases [see How To Find The Best MLP ETF]: Atlas Pipeline Partners LP (APL): This company raised its annual payout from $2.32 to $2.36 per share. The Junior MLP [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Low Cost ETFs: Complete List Of The Cheapest Exchange-Traded Funds Nine Twists On Sector ETF Investing Intel, JP Morgan Boost Tech, Financials ETFs 3 Sector Rotation Strategies ETF Investors Must Know 12 Cheap ETFs Every Trader Must Know
The first quarter of 2013 earnings season has taken over the headlines, with several bellwethers reporting both hits and misses. Of the trends seen so far this season, firms missing revenue expectations seems to be a predominant one; many companies have beaten profits not because revenues are up, but because costs have decreased. However, some firms have surprised investors and analysts alike by significantly increasing dividend payouts [see What Can You Buy With Apple's Cash?]. For those investors looking benefit from the slew of rising dividends, we highlight several companies have increased payouts and which ETFs to play: MLPs Shell Out Higher Dividends Investors may want to take a closer look at MLP ETFs, as several of the funds’ top holdings have announced dividend increases [see How To Find The Best MLP ETF]: Atlas Pipeline Partners LP (APL): This company raised its annual payout from $2.32 to $2.36 per share. The Junior MLP [...]

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