Dividend-News

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Lakeland Bancorp Inc. (LBAI) Misses Q4 EPS by 1c; Declares $0.06 Quarterly Dividend; 2.3% Yield; Declares 5% Stock Dividend


Lakeland Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: LBAI) reported Q4 EPS of $0.17, $0.01 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.18. The Company declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per common share, $0.24 annualized. The cash dividend will be paid on February 15, 2011 to holders of record as of the close of business on January 31, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 27, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.3%. In addition, the Company has authorized a 5% stock dividend, which will be paid on February 16, 2011 to holders of record as of the close of business January 31, 2011.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LBAI

PPG Industries (PPG) Declares $0.55 Quarterly Dividend; 2.8% Yield

PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.55 per common share, $2.20 annualized. The dividend is payable March 11, 2011, to shareholders of record February 18, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 16, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PPG

Finish Line (FINL) Increases Quarterly Dividend 25% to $0.05; Yields 1.2%.

The Finish Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: FINL) today announced an increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend from $0.04 to $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The quarterly cash dividend will be payable March 14, 2011 to shareholders of record as of February 25, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 21, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FINL

Brink’s (BCO) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 1.5% Yield

The Brink’s Company (NYSE: BCO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share on its common stock, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on March 1, 2011, to shareholders of record on February 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 28, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BCO

3 REITs That Are Increasing Their Dividend Yields

One of the best ways to make money investing in by buying dividend stocks. Real estate investment trusts are some of the best dividend stocks because of their great yields. Let’s take a look at three real estate investment trusts (REITs) that are raising their dividends.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ALX,DDR,VNO

10 Top Ranked Dividend Champions Yielding at Least 3%

I have written extensively on the US Dividend Champion list maintained and updated by DRIP Investing. The list is comprised of stocks which have increased their dividend payout for at least 25 consecutive years. My recent Dividend Champion articles on Scott's Investments have focused on one or two company metrics, such as payout ratio, yield, or past performance. However, for this article I created a simple quantitative system which combines multiple metrics to give an "overall" rank of the stocks within the US Dividend Champion December list.This ranking system combines Dividend Yield, Payout Ratio, Forward Price/Earnings, and price momentum (as measured by the average of the quarterly, half year, and year returns). I required the stock be yielding at least 3% in order to... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): CINF,CTBI,CTL,MGEE,MO,PBI,RPM,SON,T,UVV

Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) Misses Q1 EPS by 4c; Declares $0.19 Quarterly Dividend; 3.3% Yield

Meridian Bioscience Inc. (Nasdaq: VIVO) reported Q1 EPS of $0.15, $0.04 worse than the analyst estimate of $0.19. Revenue for the quarter came in at $39.3 million versus the consensus estimate of $40.58 million. The Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share, $0.76 annualized. The dividend is of record January 31, 2011 and payable February 10, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 27, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 3.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): VIVO

TCF Financial (TCB) Reports In-Line Q4 EPS; Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield

TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE: TCB) reported Q4 EPS of $0.22, in-line with the analyst estimate of $0.22. TCF declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 28, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on January 28, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 26, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TCB

4 Small Cap Financial Stocks Raising Their Dividends

The following is a list of small-cap financial stocks that have a track record of raising dividends. All of the stocks mentioned below have market cap values below $2.0B. To control the quality of the list, we only focused on stocks with trailing twelve month payout ratios below 50% (to maximize the probability of finding companies that have the ability to keep paying their dividends).... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BANF,FFIC,IBKC,KBE,SAFT

Sweet Dividend Yields Found in the Beverage Industry

The non-alcoholic beverage industry is a competitive arena dominated by two main players, and there are some solid dividends to be found. This glance showcases four dividend payers and two non-dividend payers for comparison purposes. Coca Cola (KO) With popular brands such as Coca Cola, Sprite, Minute Maid, and Powerade, the Coca Cola Company is the largest non-alcoholic beverage company in the world, and has one of the strongest brands in existence. Their brand strength, combined with their vast international exposure, gives the company a large economic moat. The balance sheet is very strong, with a low debt/equity ratio of only 0.16. Goodwill on their balance sheet only makes up a small part of shareholder equity, and their interest coverage ratio is in the upper 20's.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): COT,DPS,FIZZ,HANS,KO,PEP