Dividend-News

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Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Declares $0.075 Quarterly Dividend; 1.4% Yield


Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.075 per share quarterly dividend, $0.30 annualized. The dividend will be paid on October 15, 2010 to common shareholders of record on October 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CHK

Farmer Bros. (FARM) Declares $0.115 Quarterly Dividend; 3.1% Yield

Farmer Bros. Co. (Nasdaq: FARM) announced that on August 26, 2010 its Board of Directors declared a regular dividend of $0.115 per share, $0.46 annualized. The dividend is payable on November 8, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 22, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 20, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FARM

HCC Insurance (HCC) Increases Quarterly Dividend 7.4% to $0.145; Yields 2.3%

HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC) has declared a regular cash dividend of $0.145 per share on the Company's shares of $1.00 par value common stock, $0.58 annualized. The dividend is a 7.4% increase over the prior annualized rate of $0.54. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record on October 1, 2010 and will be paid on or about October 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HCC

Legacy Bancorp (LEGC) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 2.4% Yield

Legacy Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEGC), the holding company for Legacy Banks, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend will be paid on or about October 1, 2010, to stockholders of record as of September 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 16, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LEGC

Dividend Champions: A Steady-Stream Model

(The Dividend Champions spreadsheet has been updated through 8/31/10. Download the latest version of the US Dividend Champions spreadsheet or PDF here.) In a separate article, I outlined all the changes that have been made to the Dividend Champions spreadsheet during August, and I wrote that I would discuss one particular change in a separate post, which I will do in this piece.... more


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PennantPark (PNNT) Declares $0.26 Quarterly Dividend; 10.3% Yield

PennantPark Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: PNNT) declares its fourth fiscal quarter 2010 distribution of $0.26 per share, $1.04 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2010 to stockholders of record as of September 14, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 10.3%.... more


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Weyerhaeuser (WY) Announces Payment of $5.6 Billion Special Dividend

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) announced payment of the previously announced $5.6 billion special dividend. The dividend consisted of approximately 324 million shares of common stock and $560 million in cash. Based on the shares outstanding on July 22, the dividend value per share is $26.46341416. The shareholders who elected to receive the special dividend in cash will receive $4.03285264 per share in cash and 1.44340808 per share in stock. Those receiving the dividend in stock will receive 1.70292240 per share in stock.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WY

Portec Rail Products (PRPX) Declares $0.06 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield

Portec Rail Products, Inc. (PRPX) announced the declaration of the Company's third quarter 2010 dividend of $0.06 per share, $0.24 annualized.
The cash dividend will be paid on September 30, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PRPX

Range Resources (RRC) Declares $0.04 Quarterly Dividend; 0.5% Yield

Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 on its common stock, $0.16 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): RRC

Synovus Financial (SNV) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 1.9% Yield

Synovus Financial Corp.(NYSE: SNV¯) has declared a dividend of $0.01 per share on the company's common stock, $0.04 annualized. The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of September 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend 1.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): SNV