Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


Lorillard (LO) Declares $0.125 Quarterly Dividend; 5.2% Yield


Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock, in the amount of $1.125 per share, $4.50 annualized. The dividend is payable December 13, 2010 to stockholders of record as of December 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LO

Minerals Tech (MTX) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 0.3% Yield

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company’s common stock, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 16, 2010 to stockholders of record on December 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MTX

Johnson Controls (JCI) Increased its Quarterly Dividend 23% to $0.16; 1.7% Yield

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has increased its quarterly dividend 23% to $0.16, $0.64 annualized. The dividend is payable January 4, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2010. The yield is 1.7%... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): JCI

First Financial (THFF) Declares $0.46 Semi-Annual Dividend; 3% Yield

First Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: THFF) have declared a semi-annual dividend of 46 cents per share, $0.92 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 3, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): THFF

An Interesting Way to Select Dividend Stocks

Original posted at Portfolioist.com. I just ran across an article that Kapitall has on Seeking Alpha that posits an interesting and, I believe, useful way to screen for dividend paying stocks. The basic idea is to look for high-yield stocks that also have a high level of open interest in call options vs. put options.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,CL,CLX,CVX,JNJ,KO,MCD,PEP,PG

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire With Dividend Stocks?

Many investors are being told that in order to retire, one needs to accumulate a minimum nest egg of $1,000,000. Some advisers do recommend that even one million dollars might not be enough to ensure a comfortable retirement, given higher life expectancies or variability of investment returns. This is discouraging many investors, who are starting to believe that they could be working forever. Instead of focusing on the amount of money one needs to accumulate however, I think that a much better way should be to focus on the income from your investments.After all, a million dollar investment in your home would most likely lead to thousands of dollars in annual property taxes, but no income. Thus, having even a million dollars invested in the wrong asset might not be enough to ensure a... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,CL,CLX,CVX,JNJ,KO,MCD,PEP,PG

Teck Resources (TCK) Increases Semi-Annual Dividend to $0.30; Yields 1.3%

Teck Resources Limited (NYSE: TCK) announced today that it will pay an eligible dividend of $0.30 per share, $0.60 annualized. The dividend is a 54% increase over the current rate of $0.195. The dividend is payable January 4, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TCK

Griffin Land & Nurseries (GRIF) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 1.5% Yield

Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRIF) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per Common share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 7, 2010 to holders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 26, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GRIF

Cheviot Financial (CHEV) Declares $0.11 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield

Cheviot Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: CHEV) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per common share, $0.44 annualized. The dividend is payable December 31, 2010, to stockholders of record December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CHEV

Royal Gold (RGLD) Increases Quarterly Dividend 22% to $0.11; Yields 0.9%.

Royal Gold, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGLD) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per common share, $0.44 annualized. The dividend is a 22% increase from the current rate of $0.09. The dividend will be payable on January 21, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 7, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 3, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): RGLD