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McDonald’s, Lockheed Martin, and ConocoPhillips were among the large U.S. companies that declared dividend increases this week.
Fast-food restaurant company McDonald’s (ticker: MCD) said it plans to boost its quarterly disbursement to $1.38 a share, up 7% from $1.29.
The stock, which yields 2.1%, has returned about 16% this year, dividends…