August 2023 recap

UGI Mulls Separating Propane Business to Unlock Value, Potentially Causing Jump in Payout Ratio

Dominion’s Strategic Review Nears End; Firm Remains Committed to Dividend Despite Rising Payout Ratio

Labor Inflation and Higher-for-Longer Interest Rates Delay Healthcare Realty’s Payout Ratio Improvement

Softening Furniture Demand Slows Leggett & Platt’s Deleveraging; Free Cash Flow Still Covers Dividend

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  • Altria raises dividend by 4.3%, tracking with goal to achieve mid-single-digit payout growth through 2028
  • Capital Southwest raises dividend by 3.7% and declares $0.06 per share special dividend
  • Illinois Tool Works increases dividend by 6.9%, extending streak of paying higher dividends every year since 1972
  • Main Street grows dividend by 2.2%, continuing an ongoing commitment to a strong payout
  • Hercules raises dividend by 2.6% and declares $0.08 per share special dividend

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