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Cogdell Spencer (CSA) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 6.9% Yield


Cogdell Spencer, Inc. (NYSE: CSA) announced today its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 19, 2011 to stockholders of record on December 27, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 23, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.9%..... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CSA

McCormick & Company: Dividend Stock Analysis

McCormick & Company (MKC), Incorporated engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of flavor products and other specialty food products to the food industry worldwide. It operates in two segments, Consumer and Industrial. This dividend champion has increased distributions for the past 25 consecutive years. The latest dividend increase was in November 2010, when the company raised distributions by 8% to 28 cents/share.Over the past decade this dividend stock has delivered a negative annualized total return of 13.20% to its shareholders.The company has managed to deliver an average increase in EPS of 9.70% per year since 2000. Analysts expect McCormick to earn $2.61 per share in 2010 and $2.82/share in 2011. The company has been active on the acquisition front over the past... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): MKC

22 Dividend Stocks Building Long-Term Returns

Investing in dividend stocks is a long-term strategy. Frequent buying and selling of dividend stocks can significantly increase your expenses and taxes, thus lowering your returns. A growing dividend is a strong indication of a company’s increasing intrinsic value. Great companies that increase dividends tend to have rising share prices over time. Holding only first-rate businesses protects your dividend streams and helps ensure you’ll also get steady price appreciation.... more


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Fortress Investment Group (FIG) Forgoes Q410 Dividend; Elects Barry to Board

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) announced that David Barry has been appointed to their Board of Directors, and that they are electing to not distribute a Q410 dividend.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FIG

MOCON (MOCO) Declares $0.095 Quarterly Dividend; 3% Yield

MOCON, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOCO) announced today that on December 16, 2010, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.095 per common share, $0.38 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 18, 2011, to shareholders of record on February 4, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 2, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MOCO

Southern Union (SUG) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 2.5% Yield

Southern Union Company (NYSE: SUG) has approved its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's common stock, $0.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 14, 2011, to holders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): SUG

Three Small Cap Dividend Stocks With Good Earnings Growth

Small cap stocks have outperformed large and mid caps this year, and growth stocks have outperformed value stocks in all 3 market cap sizes. With that in mind, we went hunting for some small cap dividend paying stocks that have past, present and future earnings growth, low PEGs, and reasonable debt loads. We came up with these 3 dividend stocks: Advance America, Cash Advance Centers (AEA): Largest provider of payday cash advance services in the United States, as measured by the number of payday cash advance centers operated. Payday cash advances are small-denomination, short-term, unsecured advances that are typically due on the customer's next payday. They provide these services primarily to middle-income working individuals.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AEA,EBF,TGH

Yield Focus Turns From Bonds to High Yield Stocks

As bond markets continue their turbulence, from our Dividend Stock ETF Trend table, one can clearly see that in the last week, U.S. stock ETFs have outperformed S&P 500 (SPY). U.S. REITs (IYR), however, have become the loser during this yield market unrest. Dividend ETFs Performance and Trend (As of 12/15/2010)... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): DVY,EEM,EFA,FVD,IDV,IYR,PEY,PFF,PID,RWX,SDY,SPY,VIG,VYM

West Pharma (WST) Declares $0.17 Quarterly Dividend; 1.6% Yield

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved payment of the first-quarter 2011 cash dividend of $0.17 per share, $0.68 annualized. The dividend will be paid on February 2, 2011 to shareholders of record on January 19, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 17, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WST

Bridge Bancorp (BDGE) Declares $0.23 Quarterly Dividend; 3.7% Yield

Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDGE) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share, $0.92 annualized. The dividend will be payable on January 13, 2011 to shareholders of record as of December 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BDGE