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General Growth (GGP) Aimes to Reinstate Dividend in Q111; Repay $570M in Debts; A $90.05M Sale of Non-Core Assets


General Growth Properties Inc. (NYSE: GGP) announced that they expect to pay a regular quarterly cash dividend estimated at approximately $0.10 per share ($0.40 cents annually) beginning in the first quarter of 2011. They also announced that a one-time dividend, consisting of 90% cash and 10% stock, will be paid in Q111. The company also announced today it has made a final determination to pay the $220 million settlement owing to Hughes Heirs in cash. The company also intends to repay the $350 million Pershing Square note in cash, and to cancel its option to put 35 million shares to Pershing Square at $10.00 per share, upon closing of the company’s previously announced equity offering. As part of its continuing initiative to sell non-core assets, the Board of Directors has... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GGP

5 Dividend Stocks That Haven't Moved in a Decade

There seems to be a general misconception, especially among non-investors but even among some supposed investors, that stock performance is directly related to company performance. In a rational world, stock prices would reflect company performance and future expectations, adjusted for risk. In this world, stock prices reflect human psychology, and are only indirectly related to actual company performance. Some people who are inexperienced with investing may view a rising stock price as direct evidence that the company is performing well. Similarly, they may conclude that if a stock price is falling, the company has performed poorly. In reality, a company can perform quite well while its stock does not. Consider the following five examples:... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): JNJ,KO,MDT,MSFT,WMT

FactSet (FDS) Declares $0.23 Quarterly Dividend; 1.0% Yield

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE: FDS) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share, $0.92 annualized. The cash dividend will be paid on December 21, 2010 to holders of record of FactSet's common stock on November 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 26, 2010. The yield is 1.0%... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FDS

AAON (AAON) Declares $0.18 Semi-Annual Dividend; 1.4% Yield

AAON, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAON) announced Wednesday that it has declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.18 per share, $0.36 annualized. The dividend will be payable on December 22, 2010 to the holders of the outstanding Common Stock of the Company as of the close of business on December 1, 2010. The ex dividend date is November 29, 2010. The yield is 1.4%... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AAON

8 Dividend Stocks That Should Only Grow Yields Over Time

At one time or another, we all have thought, ‘If only knew this when I was younger.’ I purchased my first dividend stock for income in 2003. Like many newly converted income investors, I was chasing yield. I quickly built a portfolio consisting of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and high yield, high risk stocks. My portfolio’s yield was consistently in the low to mid-teens. Eventually, after some unnecessary losses, I learned there was a better way to invest in dividend stocks. Here is what I learned…Dividend Investing is About Future Yield, Not Current Yield I was fortunate enough to accidentally buy some good dividend stocks and hold them long enough to figure out the “secret” of dividend investing. It is not... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,CINF,CL,CLX,KMB,SBSI,VIVO,WEYS

Gap (GPS) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.10; Yield is 1.9%

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that its Board of Directors voted a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 26, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 5, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 3. 2011. The yield is 1.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GPS

Auburn National (AUBN) Declares $0.195 Quarterly Dividend; Yield is 3.8%

Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) today declared a third quarter $0.195 per share, $0.78 annualized. The dividend is payable December 27, 2010 to shareholders of record as of December 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 8, 2010. The yield is 3.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AUBN

Werner Enterprises (WERN) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 0.9% Yield; Declares $1.60 Special Dividend

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WERN) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on January 10, 2011. This dividend will be paid on January 25, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.9%. Werner also announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.60 per common share payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2010. This dividend will be paid on December 7, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 18, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WERN

PrivateBancorp (PVTB) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 0.4% Yield

PrivateBancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PVTB) announced today its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share, $0.04 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2010, to stockholders of record on December 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PVTB

Tennant (TNC) Raises Qtr. Dividend by 21% to 17c/Share, Yielding 1.94%

Tennant (NYSE: TNC) Board boosts its quarterly dividend by 21% from 14c to 17c per common share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 15 to shareholders of record on Nov. 30. The ex-dividend date is Nov. 26. With Tennant shares closing at $35.06 today, the dividend yield moves from 1.60% to 1.94%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TNC