BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- Dividend hikes are continuing to trickle in at a faster pace this month, as earnings season heats up.Not surprisingly, earnings and dividends go hand-in-hand -- not only do both tend to get announced at the same time during earnings season, corporate earnings also ideally provide the cash to pay out a firm's dividend distributions. For those reasons, it's no surprise that income investors are keeping a close eye on their portfolio holdings right now.
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