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UMB Financial (UMBF) Declares $0.195 Quarterly Dividend; 1.8% Yieldd


UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF) has declared a $0.195 quarterly cash dividend, $0.78 annualized. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2011. The ex-dividend date is March 9, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): UMBF

First Potomac (FPO) Declares $0.20 Quarterly Dividend; 4.9% Yield

First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO) has declared a dividend of $0.20 per common share, $0.80 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 11, 2011, to common shareholders of record on February 4, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 2, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 4.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FPO

Con-way (CNW) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 1.2% Yield

Con-way Inc. (CNW) today declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable March 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 11, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CNW

Westfield Financial (WFD) Declares $0.06 Quarterly Dividend; 2.7% Yield

Westfield Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFD) has declared a regular cash dividend of $0.06 per share, $0.24 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 23, 2011 to all shareholders of record on February 9, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 7, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WFD

Winmark (WINA) Declares $0.02 Quarterly Dividend; 0.2% Yield

Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq: WINA) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share, $0.08 annualized. The dividend will be paid on March 2, 2011 to shareholders of record on the close of business on February 9, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 7, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WINA

Johnson Controls (JCI) Declares $0.16 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield

Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) have authorized a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share, $0.64 annualized. The dividend is payable April 4, 2011 to shareholders of record March 11, 2011. The ex-dividend date is March 9, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): JCI

Grainger (GWW) Declares $0.54 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has declared a declared a cash dividend of 54 cents per share, $2.16 annualized. The dividend is payable on March 1, 2011, to shareholders of record on February 14, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 10, 2011. The yield is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GWW

Briggs & Stratton (BGG) Declares $0.11 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per common share, $0.44 annualized. The dividend is payable April 1, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 25, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BGG

How Does the Future Look for Dividend Investing?

Dividend stocks have managed to outperform non-dividend stocks since 1972. In addition to that, elite dividend indexes such as the Dividend Aristocrats and Dividend Achievers have also managed to outperform the market for almost two decades. Many companies have managed to grow earnings sufficiently enough in order to be able to create a long record of consecutive annual dividend raises. Some investors however are worried, that the last two decades worth of dividend investing data is an aberration, and as a result should not be included in one’s investment decisions.Another issue with dividend investing is that nothing is set in stone and permanent. The companies with the longest streaks of consecutive dividend increases of the 1990’s have either been acquired, stopped raising... more


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Buckeye Tech (BKI) Increases Quarterly Dividend 25% to $0.05; Yields 1%

Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE: BKI) will be increasing its quarterly cash dividend by 25% from $0.04 to $0.05 with its March 15, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BKI