Dividend Investing News: 23 New Increases for Yield SeekersBy Diane Alter, Contributing Writer, Money Morning - October 20, 2014Start the conversationLeave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website 6 × eight = Comment Some HTML is OK Sign me up for the Money Morning newsletter Dividend investing news: As we enter the final quarter of 2014, here's a look back at the robust dividend activity in Q3.According to data from S&P Dow Jones Indexes, 563 companies raised, restored, or approved extra dividends in Q3. That's up 18.5% from last year's Q3 tally of 475. And dividend boosts in Q4 2014 are expected to trump Q3's activity.Last week 23 dividend stocks raised payouts. Here’s a roundup of the dividend activity for the week ending Oct. 17.