Jim Cramer puts it very succinctly: "I like dividends."

Recently, he's favored such dividend stocks as IBM ( IBM), which yields 2.2%; Conoco ( COP), which yields 4.4%; and Terra Nitrogen ( TNH), which yields 9.8%.

A high-yielding stock is certainly desirable, and if a stock's dividend increases, that shows further confidence in the company's future. Stockpickr has reviewed the dividend declarations for the last couple of weeks and compiled a portfolio of the top dividend-increasers.

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