Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


Dividend Champions Expansion Continues


The Dividend Champions spreadsheet has been updated through 8/31/10 To download the latest version of the U.S. Dividend Champions spreadsheet or PDF, go here.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ADI,CINF,CNI,CPB,EGN,EPD,ETP,FDO,GPS,HON,IRET,KMP,NKE,NRGY,...

Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends: The Advantages

There is a reason that most mortgages are paid monthly and not quarterly. Banks are looking for reassurance the payments will continue to come in. In much the same way, many investors find comfort in owning stocks that pay monthly dividends. There are several advantages to receiving dividends each month over the traditional quarterly, semi-annual or annual dividends. Here are a few, along with some monthly dividend payers:Consistent Income... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BIV,BLV,BSV,BTE,CSJ,ERF,ETO,GLU,O,PGH,PGP,PVX,PWE

The New Dividend Achievers of 2010

The dividend achievers index consists of US stocks which have raised their dividends each year for at least a decade. Over the past 20 years, this index has managed to outperform the S&P 500 by half a percentage point annually. The dividend achievers index is a great list of dividend stocks as a start. After applying criteria specific to one’s investment strategy, a manageable list for further research could be easily generated. For busy investors who would rather not have their hands dirty, there are several dividend etfs focusing on the dividend achievers. One such option is the Powershares Dividend Achievers (PFM) ETF. Another option is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG).The index is rebalanced every year by deleting companies which have cut or eliminated... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ATNI,CASY,EOG,FDS,GGG,HCBK,MO,MUR,NST,NU,PAA,PBCT,PPL,PRSP,...

First PacTrust Bancorp (FPTB) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield

First PacTrust Bancorp, Inc. (FPTB) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized.
The dividend will be payable on October 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of September 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 8, 2010.
Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FPTB

Great Lakes D&D (GLDD) Declares $0.017 Quarterly Dividend; 1.4% Yield

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Nasdaq: GLDD) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. The Board approved a $0.017 per share, $0.068 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on September 17, 2010 to the holders of record of common stock of the Company at the close of business on September 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GLDD

CTS Corp. (CTS) Declares $0.03 Quarterly Dividend; 1.5% Yield

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) announced the third quarter dividend of $0.03 per share, $0.12 annualized. The dividend is payable October 29, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 22, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CTS

Alliance Financial (ALNC) Declares $0.30 Quarterly Dividend; 4.2% Yield

Alliance Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ALNC) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share, $1.20 annualized. This declaration represents an increase of $0.02 per share or 7.1% from the dividend paid in the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ALNC

Greif (GEF) Declares $0.42 Quarterly Dividend; 3% Yield

Greif, Inc. (GEF) declared a quarterly cash dividends of $0.42 per share of Class A Common Stock, $1.68 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2010, to shareholders of record at close of business on September 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 16, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GEF

Educational Development (EDUC) Declares $0.12 Quarterly Dividend; 8.4% Yield

Educational Development Corp. (Nasdaq: EDUC) has authorized a $0.12 per share cash dividend, $0.48 annualized. The dividend will be paid on September 17, 2010 to shareholders of record September 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 8.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EDUC

First Midwest Bancorp (FMBI) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 0.4% Yield

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.01 per share, $0.04 annualized. The dividend is payable Tuesday, October 12, 2010 to shareholders of record on Friday, September 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 22, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FMBI