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Consolidated Com (CNSL) Tops Revs, Misses Q3 EPS Vews; Declares $0.38738 Quarterly Dividend; 8.3% Yield


Consolidated Communications Illinois (Nasdaq: CNSL) reports Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.24, versus the analyst estimate of $0.25. Revenue for the quarter was $95.58 million, which compares to the estimate of $94.99 million. The Company's board of directors declared its next quarterly dividend of $0.38738 per common share, $1.54952 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 1, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 8.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CNSL

Textainer (TGH) Reports Better-Than-Expected Q3 EPS of 67c; Boosts Qtr. Dividend to 27c/Share

Textainer Group (NYSE: TGH) reports Q3 EPS of $0.67, ex-items, 3 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.64. Raises its quarterly dividend payment to 27c/share.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TGH

Maiden Holdings (MHLD) Tops Q3 EPS Views; Increases Quarterly Dividend 7.7% to $0.07; Yields 3.6%

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: MHLD) reports Q3 EPS of $0.26, 1 cent better than the consensus of $0.25. Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share, $0.28 annualized. The dividend is a 7.7% increase over the current rate of $0.065. The dividend will be payable on January 18, 2010 to shareholders of record as of January 3, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 30, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MHLD

National Health (NHI) Posts Q3 FFO of $0.72, Tops by 2c; Declares $0.605 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield

National Health Investors Inc. (NHI) reports Q3 FFO of $0.72, 2 cents better than the consensus of $0.70. Revenue for the quarter came in at $ million, compared to the consensus of $19.79 million. Sees FY10 FFO of $2.73 - $2.76, versus the consensus of $2.74. The company also will pay a fourth quarter dividend of $0.605 per common share, $2.42 annualized. The dividend is payable January 31, 2011, to shareholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NHI

Medallion Financial (MFIN) Misses Q3 EPS Views; Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 7.4% Yield

Medallion Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: MFIN) reports Q3 EPS of $0.20, versus the consensus of $0.23.
The company also declared a dividend of $0.15 per Common share, $0.60 annualized.
The dividend is payable on November 23, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 12, 2010.
Yield on the dividend is 7.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MFIN

Winthrop Realty Trust (FUR) Tops Q3 Views; Declares $0.1625 Quarterly Dividend; 4.9% Yield

Winthrop Realty Trust (FUR) reports Q3 adjusted FFO of $0.43, 13 cents better than the consensus of $0.30. Revenue for the quarter came in at $14.25 million, compared to the consensus of $13.33 million. The company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1625 per common share, $0.65 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 18, 2011 to common shareholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.9%.... more


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Three MLPs to Take Gains, Three Yield Ideas for the Week

In any financial magazine, website, discussion thread, or golf foursome at any given time on any given day, if three high dividend yield ideas are being discussed, it’s almost a sure thing that one of those ideas will be some sort of pipeline/energy MLP (master limited partnership). Armed with cash yielding zero and the buzz generated by the above referenced “reliable” sources, investors have bid the energy MLP names up over the last year. As we slide into the end of the year and look for gain and loss candidates, it might behoove one to nominate a few MLP names as gain takers. From our vantage point, there are a couple of signs that tell us this may be so. 1. Packaged MLP investment products – this year we’ve seen launches of quite a few ETFs, ETNs (exchange... more


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Time Warner (TWC) Posts Q3 EPS of $1.00, Tops VIews; Declares $4B Stock Buyback, $0.40 Quarterly Dividend; 2.7% Yield

Time Warner Cable (TWC) reports Q3 EPS of $1.00, 11 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.89. Revenue for the quarter was $4.7 billion, which compares to the estimate of $4.72 billion. In the third quarter, high-speed data subscribers grew by 104,000 and Digital Phone subscribers increased by 34,000, while video subscribers declined by 155,000, resulting in a net loss of 17,000 Primary Service Units. TWC's Board of Directors has authorized a $4 billion share repurchase program. The Board also declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share on the Company’s Common Stock, $1.60 annualized. The dividend is payable in cash on December 15, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 26,... more


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Valeant Pharma (VRX) Swings to Q3 Loss; Declares $1.00 Special Dividend; Authorizes $1.5B Stock Buyback

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) reports Q3 loss of $1.27, versus $0.25 reported for the same period a year ago. Revenue for the quarter was $208.3 million, which compares to the estimate of $297.08 million. The company declared a special $1.00 dividend per common share. The dividend is payable December 22, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 11, 2010. The Board also authorized a $1.5 billion stock buyback program... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): VRX

Now's the Time to Double Down on Dividends

Yes, you read that headline correctly. On the heels of the worst two years for dividend investors in more than a generation, I'm telling you that now's the time to double down on dividend stocks. Allow me to explain. A tough pill to swallowWhile dividend payers have long been considered safe ports in stormy markets, this recession has been a notable exception.... more


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