Investors applaud the move, sending the stock up more than 3%.
These companies paid little or no federal income tax between 2008 and 2011.
Companies including Bank of America, Citigroup, General Electric and Wells Fargo have faced shareholder anger and protests at their annual gatherings.
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GE, Microsoft and Honeywell serve up more proof that listed companies have rarely had it so good.
Profits at GE Capital grew by 27% in the first quarter, which is good for dividend investors.
Another round of better-than-expected earnings from blue chips encourages investors.
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