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Wausau Paper (WPP) Declares $0.03 Quarterly Dividend; 1.4% Yield


Wausau Paper (NYSE:WPP) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per common share, $0.12 annualized. The dividend is payable February 15, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 28, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%.... more


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American Capital Agency (AGNC) Declares $1.40 Quarterly Dividend; 18.8% Yield

American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $1.40 per share, $5.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 27, 2011 to common shareholders of record as of December 31, 2010, with an ex-dividend date of December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 18.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AGNC

Jefferies Group (JEF) Declares $0.075 Quarterly Dividend; 1.1% Yield

Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) announced today that, on December 17, 2010, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per common share, $0.30 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2011 to stockholders of record on January 17, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 13, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): JEF

Meet Your New Dividend Aristocrats (MKC, HRL, ECL)

Standard & Poor's made a number of changes to their S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index after the close of trading on Friday, December 17, 2010. The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index is designed to measure the performance of S&P 500 constituents that have followed a managed-dividends policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 25 years. Additions to the Dividend Aristocrats Index are: McCormick & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MKC) boasts a $1.12 annual dividend, and 2.4% yield. McCormick last raised its dividend in November, marking the 25th consecutive year that the Company has increased its quarterly dividend. The company has paid dividends every year since 1925. Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) boasts a $1.02 annual dividend, and 2% yield. In November,... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TEG

Churchill Downs (CHDN) Declares $0.50 Annual Dividend; 1.2% Yield

Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN) today declared an annual dividend of $0.50 per common share. The dividend is payable January 24, 2011, to stockholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend dates is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CHDN

McDonald's: Still One of the Great Success Stories for Dividend Growth Investors

Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis: Company Description: McDonald’s Corporation is the largest fast-food restaurant company in the world, with about 32,500 restaurants in 117 countries. Fair Value: I consider four calculations of fair value, see page 2 of the linked PDF for a detailed description:... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): MCD

The Best Dividend Stocks in 2011 by Sector

What will be the best dividend stocks in 2011? Where will you put your money? Before the Holidays, I wanted to leave you with my thoughts on a number of different sectors. I am about to restructure my whole dividend portfolio during the holidays (I have plenty of growth, dividends and “gamble” stocks right now). This is why I am doing a review of each sector. Basic Materials... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AEO,CVX,EAT,JNJ,PEP,PG,T,VZ,XOM

Arlington Asset (AI) Declares $0.60 Quarterly Dividend; 10% Yield

Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE: AI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share, $2.40 annualized. The dividend will be payable on January 31, 2011 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 10%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AI

American Capital Agency (AGNC) Declares $1.40 Quarterly Dividend; 19.1% Yield

American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) announced Friday that its Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter dividend of $1.40 per share, $5.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 27, 2011 to common shareholders of record as of December 31, 2010, with an ex-dividend date of December 29, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 27, 2010. The yield is 19.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AGNC

Glimcher Realty (GRT) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 4.5% Yield

Glimcher Realty Trust (NYSE: GRT) announced Friday that its Board of Trustees has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 18, 2011 to shareholders and unitholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. The yield is 4.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GRT