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Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) Yields 6.3% After Dividend Increase

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Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in health care and human service related facilities. June 7, the company increased its quarterly dividend 0.8% to $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable June 29, 2012 to shareholders of record as of June 18, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 6.3%.

Below are several other companies increasing their cash dividends during the last week:

National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG) is an integrated energy company with six operating segments: utility, pipeline & storage, exploration & production, international, energy marketing, and timber. June 7, the company increased its quarterly dividend 2.8% to $0.365 per share. The dividend is payable July 13, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 29, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.2%.

Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM) provides information management services primarily in North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific. June 5, the company increased its quarterly dividend to 8% to $0.27 per share. The dividend is payable on July 13, 2012 to stockholders of record on June 22, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.8%.

Flexsteel Industries Inc. (FLXS) engages in the manufacture, import and market of residential and commercial upholstered and wooden furniture products in the U.S. May 5, the company increased its quarterly dividend 50% to $0.15 per share. The dividend is payable July 2, 2012 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.0%.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) provides commercial and retail banking, and retail brokerage services to corporate, institutional and individual customers. June 5, the company increased its quarterly dividend 29% to $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on July 13, 2012 to shareholders of record as of June 29, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.0%.

Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX) owns and operates container ships in Greece. June 4, the company increased its quarterly dividend 20% to $0.30 per share. The company said it expects to pay dividends in excess of the amount determined at the time of the company's initial public offering a year ago. The yield based on the new payout is 16.9%.

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (LOW) operates as a home improvement retailer. June 1, the company increased its quarterly dividend 14.3% to $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable Aug. 8, 2012, to shareholders of record as of July 25, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 2.4%. The yield based on the new payout is 2.4%.

Pope Resources (POPE), a Delaware Limited Partnership, engages in the management of timber resources. June 1, the company increased its quarterly distribution 29% to $0.45 per unit. The distribution is payable June 29, 2012 to unitholders of record on June 15, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 3.7%.

Flowers Foods Inc. (FLO) produces and markets bakery products in the U.S. June 1, the company increased its quarterly dividend 6.7% to $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on June 29, 2012, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2012. The yield based on the new payout is 2.8%.

Selecting stocks with increasing dividends is critical for an income growth strategy. The above list contains stocks that recently raised their dividends; it is not a list of recommend buys. As always, due diligence should be performed before buying or selling any stock. For a list of stocks with a long string of consecutive cash dividend increases, see this list.

Full Disclosure: Long UHT. See a list of all my dividend growth holdings here.

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