The year 2020 was painful for ASX dividend investors. From the ASX banks to Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW), former blue chip income stalwarts were forced to slash and even cancel dividend payments to levels I’m sure no ASX investor thought was possible.
Take Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC). Westpac did not pay investors an interim dividend at all last year, the first time since the 1980s.
But in 2021 so far, this trend looks well on the way to reversing. So here are 3 ASX blue chip shares that have just announced a dividend increase for their shareholders.
3 blue chip shares that have just given investors a pay raise
Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)
When Coles reported its earnings last week, I’m sure investors weren’t really…