Diary of a Dividend Diva: Staying With This Champ

On Dec. 3, I noted that HollyFrontier (HFC) was my "dividend champ" of 2012, saying the company "has been aggressive in returning copious amounts of cash to shareholders, in both the regular and special dividends." Happily, often these champions are the gift that keeps on giving. If there is momentum in business results and earnings, companies are usually able to continue to generate cash for extended periods, driving exceptional total returns for patient shareholders. 

HollyFrontier had a huge year in 2012, but rather than execute a reversal, the stock has kept soaring, up another 29%....201 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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