Updated from 6:59 a.m. EDT

Even though we are "officially" in a bear market, companies are continuing to increase their dividends. Stockpickr.com has reviewed the stocks with dividend announcements last week and compiled a portfolio of the dividend raisers for the week.

The portfolio includes such stocks as United Security Bancshares ( SE), Kayne Anderson ( KED) and New York Mortgage Trust ( NYMT - Get Report).

For the rest of the article, including analysis on the stocks that increased their dividends, please click here.

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