Mad Money with Jim Cramer

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General Mills (GIS)

The maker of household names like Cheerios, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker recently raised its dividend to 49 cents from 47 cents, even after a similar bump this past summer. That is, Cramer said, “an incredible sign of strength.” The 2.8% yield may not sound impressive, but General Mills’ payouts, unlike government bonds, are steadily increasing.