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Financial Institutions (FISI) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 2.6% Yield


Financial Institutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: FISI) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 4, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FISI

Abington Bancorp (ABBC) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

Abington Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABBC) announced today that its Board of Directors, at their meeting on May 25, 2010, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 22, 2010 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on September 8, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 6, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ABBC

C&F Financial (CFFI) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend; 5.7% Yield

C&F Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CFFI) has declared a regular cash dividend of $0.25 per common share, $1.00 annualized. The dividend is payable October 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CFFI

Three Stocks Going Ex-Dividend First Week of September

Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called 'Buying Dividends'. This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex date at about the same price, yet still being entitled to the dividend. This technique generally works only in bull markets. In flat or choppy markets, your have to be extremely careful. In order to be entitled to the dividend, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date, and you can't sell the stock until after the ex date. The actual dividend may not be paid for another few weeks. WallStreetNewsNetwork.com has compiled a downloadable and sortable Excel list of the stocks going ex dividend during the next week or two. The list contains many dividend paying companies, all with market caps... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ELNK,PCH,WM

RR Donnelley: This High Yielding Dividend Stock Has Gone on Sale

We are nearly two-thirds of the way through 2010 and yet the stock market still has yet to establish a real direction. Over the last week, the Dow Jones index has fallen into negative territory for the year, but still is down less than 2% from its starting point. Whether the market will the market will rally back to a 52-week high like it did in April or frantically sell off like we saw in May and June remains to be seen.The roller-coaster market does present investors with some unique investment opportunities. The heightened levels of fear in the marketplace often cause stocks to fall dramatically even when there doesn’t seem to be any bad news related to the company. Of course, that is not always the case and often the markets move in anticipation of bad news rather than in... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): RRD

Joy Global (JOY) Declares $0.175 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) has declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.175 per share, $0.70 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on September 20, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 2, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): JOY

Towne Bank (TOWN) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

Hampton Roads based Towne Bank (Nasdaq: TOWN) announced today that its Board of Directors on August 25, 2010 declared its third-quarter shareholder cash dividend of $0.08 per common share, $0.32 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 12, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TOWN

Deere & Co. (DE) Declares $0.30 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

The Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share, $1.20 annualized. The dividend is payable November 1, 2010, to stockholders of record on September 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): DE

KMG Chemicals (KMG) Declares $0.02 Quarterly Dividend; 0.6% Yield

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KMG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per common share, $0.08 annualized.
The dividend is payable on September 20, 2010 to shareholders of record as of September 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 2, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): KMG

The 10 Highest-Yielding Media Stocks

Dividend investing is popular again. Investors have taken to heart Jeremy Siegel’s studies, which show that higher-yielding stocks tend to offer greater returns over time than low- or no-yield stocks. The highest dividend yields can be very tantalizing. As long as a stock yielding 15% doesn’t lose value, you’ll make 15% in one year! In more cases than not, however, an astronomical yield is a bad sign for a stock. Since dividend yields and stock prices move in opposite directions, a high yield usually means that investors have begun to worry about the business, and driven down its stock price. However, certain types of companies, such as REITs have to pay out most of their income as dividends, so their yields will be higher than "normal." Dividends are not guaranteed;... more


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