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McGraw-Hill (MHP) Declares $0.235 Quarterly Dividend; 2.5% Yield


The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.235 on the Corporation's common stock, $0.94 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 10, 2010, to shareholders of record on November 26, 2010. The ex-dvidend date is November 24, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.5%... more


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Quality Systems (QSII) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.46, Misses Views; Declares $0.30 Quarterly Dividend; 1.8% Yield

Quality Systems (Nasdaq: QSII) reports Q2 EPS of $0.46, versus the analyst estimate of $0.49. Revenue for the quarter was $81.5 million, which compares to the estimate of $85.71 million. Their Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per Common share, $1.20 annualized. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2010, with an anticipated distribution date of January 5, 2011. The ex-dividend date is December 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.8%.... more


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Black Hills (BKH) Posts Q3 non-GAAP EPS of $0.38, Tops by 9c; Lowers Top-End of FY10 EPS, Guides FY11 EPS; Declares $0.36 Quarterly Dividend, 4.5% Yield

Black Hills Corporation (BKH) reports Q3 EPS of $0.38, 9 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.29. Revenue for the quarter was $264.36 million, which compares to the estimate of $237.30 million. Lowers FY10 adjusted EPS outlook from $1.80 - $2.05 to $1.80 - $1.95, compared with the consensus of $1.91. FY11 EPS is expected to be $1.90 - $2.15, versus the consensus of $1.97. Declares $0.36 quarterly dividend, $1.44 annualized. The dividend is payable December1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of November 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.5%.... more


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Brookfield Properties (BPO) Tops Q3 PES Views; Declares $0.14 Quarterly Dividend; 3.2% Yield

Brookfield Properties (NYSE: BPO) reports Q3 FFO of $0.32, 3 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.29. The Board of Directors of Brookfield Office Properties declared a quarterly common share dividend of $0.14 per share, $0.56 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.2%.... more


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Otter Tail Power (OTTR) Posts Q3 EPS of $0.16, Shy of Views; Narrows FY10 EPS; Declares $0.2975 Quarterly Dividend; 5.7% Yield

Otter Tail Power (Nasdaq: OTTR) reports Q3 EPS of $0.16, versus the analyst estimate of $0.38. Revenue for the quarter was $280.67 million, which compares to the estimate of $274.10 million. Narrows FY10 EPS outlook from $0.70 - $1.00 to $0.70 - $0.85, versus the consensus of $0.80. The Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.2975 per share, $1.19 annualized. This dividend is payable December 10, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.7%.... more


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Provident Financial (PFS) Posts Q3 EPS of $0.24, In-Line with Views; Declares $0.11 Quarterly Dividend; 3.5% Yield

Provident Financial Services (NYSE: PFS) reports Q3 EPS of $0.24, even with the analyst estimate of $0.24. The Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per common share, $0.44 annualized. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2010, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.5%.... more


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Standard Register Company (SR) Beats Q3 Views; Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 6.5% Yield

The Standard Register Company (NYSE: SR) reports Q3 EPS of $0.05, 5 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.00. Revenue for the quarter was $163.6 million, which compares to the estimate of $159.40 million. The Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 10, 2010, to shareholders of record as of November 26, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 24, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.5%.... more


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Sysco Corporation: Dividend Stock Analysis

Sysco Corporation (SYY), through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice industry in the United States. The company has raised dividends for forty consecutive years, and is a dividend champion.Over the past decade, this dividend stock has delivered a total return of 4.40% annually. The stock has been mostly flat over the past ten years.Over the past decade, Sysco has managed to increase earnings per share by 9.50% annually. The company has bought back 1.50% of its shares outstanding on average over the past decade. Analysts project Sysco to earn $1.99 in FY 2011 followed by $2.15 in FY 2012.The company has managed to raise annual dividends at a rate of 15.50% annually over the past decade. At 16%, dividends double every... more


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16 Dividend Stocks Growing Future Yield

In the southern U.S. where I live, there has been some controversy over harvesting forests of hardwoods and reseeding them with pines. Growing hardwoods is very similar to investing in dividend stocks. What you plant or invest in today will not yield much for years to come. That is not to say progress is not seen. It is just slow and deliberate. To grow hardwoods it takes great foresight and commitment to the process. The small investments we make in quality dividend stocks each month won’t yield large payments in the near-term. It will take time for the payments to grow and compound, but they will.... more


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Gulf Island Fabrication (GIFI) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 0.2% Yield

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. (Nasdaq: GIFI) declared a dividend of $0.01 per Common share, $0.04 annualized. The dividend is payable December 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.2%.... more


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