There are winners and there are champions in every walk of life. The difference is subtle, but very real. A champions are driven for success and will not let anything stand in their way. Some dividend stocks can be classified as champions. A bad economy, tight credit markets and a dark cloud of uncertainty are enough send some dividend companies running for the exit. However, these are the times that champions stand firm.
This week a few companies answered the call and rewarded their shareholders with higher cash dividends: