Updated from 4:11 p.m. EDT, March 24

What could be better than a stock that just increased its dividend? A stock that declares its first-ever dividend.

After reviewing all the dividend declarations during the last week, Stockpickr has compiled a list of the dividend-increasers as well as a first-ever dividend declaration from a major company, Oracle ( ORCL).

Recent dividend-increasers include Stewardship Financial ( SSFN) and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.B).

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