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Tyco Int'l. (TYC) Declares 0.22CHF Quarterly Dividend


Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) today declared a quarterly dividend of 0.22 Swiss Francs (CHF) per share, payable on August 25, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 30, 2010, subject to a required filing with the Swiss Commercial Register.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TYC

Athens Bancshares (AFCB) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 1.9% Yield

Athens Bancshares Corporation (Nasdaq: AFCB) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per outstanding share of common stock, or $0.20 annualized. The dividend will be paid on or about August 18, 2010 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 28, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 26, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AFCB

CVS Caremark (CVS) Declares $0.0875 Quarterly Dividend; 1.2% yield

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.0875 per share, or $0.35 annualized. The dividend is payable August 2, 2010 to holders of record on July 22, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 20, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CVS

H.B. Fuller (FUL) Declares $0.07 Quarterly Dividend; 1.4% Yield

H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of common stock, or $0.28 annualized. The dividend is payable on August 5, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 22, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 20, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FUL

Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) Declares $0.16 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share on its common stock, or $0.64 annualized. The dividend is payable August 13, 2010 to shareholders of record on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EV

These Big Yields Aren't So Worrisome

You know the conventional wisdom: If a stock sports a particularly high dividend yield, beware! Yields will grow steep as a stock falls in price. Many high-yield companies are in trouble, and many hefty dividend payouts just aren’t sustainable. That’s all true. But sometimes, high-yield companies are still worth considering.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): PM,SID,OTTR,EXC,LINE

Are Foreign Telecoms Finally Cheap Enough?

As the economy becomes more globalized and wealth increases in developing nations, you would assume that more and more people would have access to Internet and wireless networks. And you would be correct: In the past decade, mobile penetration in Africa has increased from one in 50 people to more than one-quarter of the population. Yet Africa’s penetration rate -- the percentage of the population that has access to wireless -- is only 28%, compared with about 80% in the Americas. This means that telecom companies have plenty of growth opportunities -- not only in Africa, but in Eastern Europe and parts of Latin America as well. And by and large, foreign telecoms have done well for investors. For instance, over the past five years, exchange-traded funds like the iShares S&P... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): AMX,FTE,T,TEF,TI,TKC,VZ

7 Dividend Stocks for the Ultimate in Deferred Gratification

Deferred gratification is a principle where one or more people choose to postpone near-term benefits in order to enhance their chances of greater benefits in the future. In our microwave society marked by the ‘I want it now’ attitude, it is unusual to find someone willing to wait. However, deferred gratification is essential for anyone wanting to build wealth and is a key ingredient in a successful dividend investing strategy. Consider these choices:Entertainment or Equities The first difficult decision we need to make is to stop buying the “stuff” we want, like wide screen TVs, computers, fancy cars, nice vacations, etc., and instead divert a portion of the money into some form of savings. The inability to exercise this remedial level of self control has put many... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,CL,HGIC,JNJ,KMB,NU,TROW

Resource America (REXI) Declares $0.03 Quarterly Dividend; 3.4% Yield

Resource America, Inc. (Nasdaq: REXI) announces that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a cash dividend in the amount of $0.03 per share, or $0.12 annualized. The dividend is payable on July 30, 2010, to all holders of record at the close of business on July 19, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): REXI

Paychex (PAYX) Declares $0.31 Quarterly Dividend; 4.9% Yield

Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share, or $1.24 annualized. The dividend is payable August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record August 2, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PAYX