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National Semi (NSM) Increases Quarterly Dividend 25% to $0.10; 2.8% Yield


National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM) announced today that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per outstanding share of common stock, or $0.40 annualized. The new dividend, which is an increase from the prior quarter's dividend of $0.08 per common share, will be paid on Oct. 12, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 16, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NSM

Carnival Corp (CCL) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 1.2% Yield

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE: CCL) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.10 per share, or $0.40 annualized. The boards approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of August 20, 2010, and a payment date of September 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 18, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CCL

14 Dividend Stocks With Dividend Growth Potential

Over the past 80 years, stocks have returned almost 10% annually. Dividends have accounted for approximately 40% of average annual returns. At the same time inflation has averaged 3% annually. These numbers are all averages however – investors cannot expect to generate 10% per year in total returns every single year. Stock returns fluctuate over time. While stock prices gyrate wildly up and down dividends provide a more stable component of total returns.The relative stability of dividend payments makes them an ideal source of retirement income for individuals looking to live off their investments. Not only are dividend payments stable however, but they also tend to rise faster than the rate of inflation over time. Over the past 80 years, dividends have increased by 5.4% on average,... more


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Texas Industries (TXI) Declares $0.075 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield

Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TXI) today declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per common share, or $0.30 annualized. The dividend is payable August 31, 2010 to shareholders of record August 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 4, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TXI

Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Declares $0.14 Quarterly Dividend; 1.1% Yield

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company's common shares of $0.14 per share, or $0.56 annualized. The cash dividend will be payable on September 1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CLF

Cummins (CMI) Boosts Qtr. Dividend by 50% to $0.2625, Yielding 1.43%

Cummins (NYSE: CMI) raises its quarterly dividend by 50% from $0.175 to $0.2625 per common share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 1 to shareholders of record on August 23. The ex-dividend date is August 21. The dividend yield moves from 0.95% to 1.43%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CMI

L-3 Communications (LLL) Declares $0.40 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share, or $1.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at close of business on August 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LLL

PACCAR (PCAR) Declares $0.09 Quarterly Dividend; 0.8% Yield

PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) declared a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.09 per share, or $0.36 annualized. The dividend is payable September 7, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 17, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PCAR

Procter & Gamble (PG) Declares $0.4818 Quarterly Dividend; 3.1% Yield

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.4818 per share on the Common Stock, or $1.9272 annualized. The dividend is payable on or after August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 23, 2010. The ex-dividend date is july 21, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PG

Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) Increases Quarterly Dividend 4.5% to $0.23; Yields 4.6%

Healthcare Services Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HCSG) declared a second quarter 2010 regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, or $0.92 annualized. The dividend is a 4.5% increase over the previous rate of $0.22. The dividend is payable on August 6, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business July 23, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 21, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HCSG