Dividend-News

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Evercore (EVR) Misses Q2 EPS by 13c. Declares Dividend


Evercore (NYSE: EVR) reports Q2 EPS of $0.05, 13 cents below the analyst estimate of $0.18. Revenue for the quarter was $64.8 million, which compares to the estimate of $74.15 million. On August 2, 2010 the Board of Directors of Evercore declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share to be paid on September 10, 2010 to common stockholders of record on August 27, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EVR

Steris (STE) Posts Q1 EPS of $0.46, Beats by 1c; Increases Quarterly Dividend 36% to $0.15, Yields 1.9%

Steris (NYSE: STE) reports Q1 EPS of $0.46, 1 cent better than the analyst estimate of $0.45. Revenue for the quarter was $291.3 million, which compares to the estimate of $299.44 million. The Company also announced today that STERIS’s Board of Directors has authorized a four cent increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.15 per common share. The dividend is payable September 21, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 20, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): STE

Euroseas (ESEA) Increases Quarterly Dividend 20% to $0.06, Yields 6.8%

Euroseas Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESEA) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.06 per common share, $0.24 annualized. The dividend is a 20% increase over the prior annualized rate of $0.20. The dividend is payable on September 03, 2010 to all shareholders of record as of August 25, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 23, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ESEA

Small-Cap Strategy 101: Expansion Now, Dividends Later

There’s good news out of China this morning: Shares of Shenzhen-based electronics manufacturer Nam Tai Electronics (NYSE: NTE) are up 7% thanks to an excellent earnings report. Unless you subscribe to our Global Gains newsletter, you may not be familiar with Nam Tai. That’s OK -- the stock market in general has passed this company by for many years. The stock is down 80% over the past five years even after today’s price pop, and it stopped paying dividends in late 2008. No, that announcement sure didn’t help the share price any.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): NTE,SNE,TXN,AAPL,FLEX,MOT

Comfort Systems (FIX) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE: FIX) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on Comfort Systems USA, Inc. common stock, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 20, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 27, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FIX

4 Dividend Stocks Showing You the Money

Last year may have been a year of dividend slashing, but there are now more and more companies committed to sending more money out to their shareholders in 2010. Let’s take a closer look at some of the companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): ARLP,CR,NEM,RSG,WPZ,NRGY,NRGP

3 Beaten-Down Dividend Payers

Here at the Fool, we look for companies that are not only producing and growing earnings, but are producing and growing cash. After all, it’s cash that lets a company invest in future growth and it’s cash that we investors receive through dividends and share repurchases. To find some of those generating lots of green stuff that ends up as dividends, I set up a simple screen:... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): GRMN,NTRI,ACAS,AINV

Myers Industries (MYE) Declares $0.065 Quarterly Dividend; 3.2% Yield

Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share, $0.26 annualized. The dividend is payable October 1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of September 3, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 1, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MYE

Entergy Corp. (ETR) Declares a $0.83 Quarterly Dividend; 4.2% Yield

Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.83 per common share, $3.32 annualized. The payment date is September 1, 2010, to stockholders of record on August 12, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 10, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ETR

Central Vermont Public Service (CV) Declares $0.23 Quarterly Dividend; 4.3% Yield

Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (NYSE: CV) declares a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per common share, $0.92 annualized. The dividend is payable November 15, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business November 5, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 3, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CV