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Top Dividend Stocks for the Week

Last week, stocks that increased their dividends included AT&T and DPL.

Updated from 7:59 a.m. EST

It was a great week for utilities last week, especially during a down market week for the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

. With this in mind, it's interesting to note that a third of the stocks that increased their dividends last week were utility stocks.

As Jim Cramer said, dividends "

hold the key to the deceleration of the bear


Stockpickr has reviewed the companies that had dividend declarations last week and put together a list of the

top dividend-increasers for the week

, including such stocks as

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Tuesday, shares of AT&T closed up at $27.13 (up 4%), as did shares of DPL: $21.49/share, up 3%.

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