Shipping company Teekay Tanker ( TNK) are recently cut its dividend, as did SunTrust Banks ( STI), which was told to raise capital following the government stress tests.

But in some sectors, companies are actually raising their dividends. For example, three telecom companies boosted their shareholder payouts last week.

Stockpickr has reviewed the dividend declarations from the past week and compiled a portfolio of recent dividend-increasers.

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