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Granite Construction (GVA) Declares $0.13 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield


Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share, $0.52 annualized. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2011 for shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2011. The ex-dividend date is March 29, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GVA

How Long Can Newmont Mining's Dividends Last?

Whether you're a beginning investor or a near-retiree, the importance of purchasing stocks that pay dividends cannot be overstated. Not only do companies that have quarterly or annual payouts provide you with a steady stream of income, they also have the potential for capital appreciation. Simply put, dividend stocks can give your portfolio what almost no other investment can -- both income and growth. At The Motley Fool, we're avid fans of dividends -- and not just because we like that steady stream of cash. Studies have shown that from 1972 to 2006, stocks in the S&P 500 that don't pay dividends have earned an average annual return of 4.1%; dividend stocks, however, have averaged a whopping 10.1% per year. That is an incredible difference -- one that you'd be crazy... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): KGC,NEM,FCX,GG

How Long Can Costco's Dividends Last?

Whether you're a beginning investor or a near-retiree, the importance of purchasing stocks that pay dividends cannot be overstated. Not only do companies that have quarterly or annual payouts provide you with a steady stream of income, they also have the potential for capital appreciation. Simply put, dividend stocks can give your portfolio what almost no other investment can -- both income and growth. At The Motley Fool, we're avid fans of dividends -- and not just because we like that steady stream of cash. Studies have shown that from 1972 to 2006, stocks in the S&P 500 that don't pay dividends have earned an average annual return of 4.1%; dividend stocks, however, have averaged a whopping 10.1% per year. That is an incredible difference -- one that you'd be crazy... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): COST,HD,TGT,WMT

Hormel Foods' Dividends May Not Last Forever

Whether you're a beginning investor or a near-retiree, the importance of purchasing stocks that pay dividends cannot be overstated. Not only do companies that have quarterly or annual payouts provide you with a steady stream of income, they also have the potential for capital appreciation. Simply put, dividend stocks can give your portfolio what almost no other investment can -- both income and growth. At The Motley Fool, we're avid fans of dividends -- and not just because we like that steady stream of cash. Studies have shown that from 1972 to 2006, stocks in the S&P 500 that don't pay dividends have earned an average annual return of 4.1%; dividend stocks, however, have averaged a whopping 10.1% per year. That is an incredible difference -- one that you'd be crazy... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): HRL,K,CAG,HNZ

3 Dividend Stocks at Value Prices

Many investors get excited when the market is going up. After all, that's when you make money, right? While that may be true, I tend to get a little despondent as the market climbs because I know that bargains are steadily disappearing. And -- if you ask me, at least -- investing success comes from finding and buying stocks at prices below what they're actually worth. When I'm able to do that right, everything else usually takes care of itself.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): ABT,DPL,EXC,INTC,LLY,MRK,PFE

Covidien (COV) Declares $0.20 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield

Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per ordinary share, $0.80 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 22, 2011, to shareholders of record on January 31, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 27, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): COV

City National (CYN) Issues Strong Q4 Results; Doubles Qtr. Dividend to 20c/Share

City National Corp. (CYN) reported Q4 EPS of $0.88, $0.19 better than the analyst estimate of $0.69. Revenue for the quarter came in at $280.2 million versus the consensus estimate of $261.2 million. Doubles its quarterly dividend from 10c to 20c per common share.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CYN

Matthews Int'l (MATW) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 0.9% Yield

Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per common share, $0.32 annualized. The dividend is payable February 14, 2011 to stockholders of record January 31, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 27, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MATW

1st Source Corporation (SRCE) Reports Q4 Earnings; Raises Dividend

1st Source Corporation (Nasdaq: SRCE) reports Q4 EPS of $0.25 compared to $0.19 for the same period last year. Diluted net income per common share for the year was $1.21, an increase of 53.16% over the $0.79 per common share a year earlier. At the January 2011 meeting, the Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.16 per common share, up 6.67% over the dividend declared in the same period a year earlier. The cash dividend is payable on February 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 4, 2011.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): SRCE

Polaris Industries (PII) Increases Quarterly Dividend 13% to $0.45; Yields 2.5%

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.45 per common share, $1.80 annualized. The dividend is a 13% increase from the current rate of $0.40. The dividend is payable on 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 2.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PII