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5 Top Performing Dividend Stocks For 2013

Published Wed, 01 May 2013 13:15:32 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

In previous articles that I wrote on here at the end of last year and at the very beginning of this year, I provided some quick pick lists of dividend stocks. This article will take a look at some of the strong performing stocks that were highlighted in those articles. It will look at how and why the price has changed since those articles, what dividend the stocks currently pay, and potential catalysts for continued positive performance. In an article published on January 2, 2013, I discussed four dividend stocks that were trending higher. Among those stocks, Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) was one of them. Its stock price on January 1, 2013, was $52.84. On April 30, 2013, the stock price closed at $65.76. It currently has a dividend yield of 3%. In an article published on December 25, 2012, I highlighted three mid-cap stocks that were yielding... Read more