It nearly always pays to follow the insider buying habits of company officers and directors. Research has shown that whenever you have insider buying, the stock tends to outperform the total market by 8.9% over the next 12 months. And so far in 2014,
- These Insider Stocks to Buy Now Are Tomorrow's Big Gainers
- These Dividend-Paying Stocks Just Hiked Their Payouts
The top dividend-paying stocks offer more than high yield. They also steadily raise their dividends.
Companies that continue to grow dividends are the "best compounders," Don Kilbride, portfolio manager of the Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund, told Barron's.
With that in mind, check out the following list of high-yield dividend stocks that increased their payouts so far in November.