Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


CreXus Investment (CXS) Declares $0.22 Quarterly Dividend; Yields 6.8%


CreXus Investment Corp. (NYSE: CXS) declared the fourth quarter 2010 common stock cash dividend of $0.22 per common share, $0.88 annualized. The dividend is a 29.4% increase from the current rate of $0.17. The dividend is payable January 27, 2011 to common shareholders of record on December 28, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 23, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CXS

Pfizer (PFE) Increases Quarterly Dividend 11.1% to $0.20; Yields 4.7%

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share, $0.80 annualized. The dividend is a 11.1% increase from the current rate of $0.18. The dividend is payable March 1, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 4, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 2, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 4.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PFE

CSC (CSC) Increases Quarterly Dividend 33% to $0.20; Yields 1.7%

CSC (NYSE: CSC) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share, $0.80 annualized. The dividend is a 33% increase from the current rate of $0.15. The dividend will be paid on January 13, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 23, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 21, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CSC

Agrium (AGU) Declares $0.055 Quarterly Dividend; 0.3% Yield

Agrium, Inc. (NYSE: AGU) has declared a dividend of $0.055 per common share, $0.22 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on January 13, 2011 to shareholders of record on December 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AGU

Colony Financial (CLNY) Boosts Quarterly Dividend 20% to $0.30; Yields 6.1%

Colony Financial, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share, $1.20 annualized. The dividend is a 20% increase from the current rate of $0.25. The dividend will be paid on January 14, 2011, to stockholders of record on December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CLNY

Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) Declares $0.49 Quarterly Dividend; 5.6% Yield

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.49 per share of outstanding common stock, $1.96 annualized. The dividend is payable March 10, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 11, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 5.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LLY

11 High Yield Stocks to Consider Now

Approximately once per month I run a high-yield momentum screen using the free service on Finviz and post the results. Last month's list is here. Returns for the last month were 3.31% including dividends (2.52% before dividends) versus 3.23% for SPY and 0.19% for SDY, the S&P Dividend ETF. Once again he top performing stock from last month's list was Qwest Communications (Q) returning 7.95% excluding its $.08 dividend while Pepco Holdings (POM) was the worst performing at -3.45% (excluding its $.27 dividend). The strategy has done well this year and is one I continue to track because of its promise. In recent months I have also done a variation of this strategy with the Dividend Champions list in which I only search stocks that have had a history of raising dividends for 25+ years.The... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): CMS,CNP,CTL,FTR,MO,PM,Q,RAI,SE,VZ,WIN

Electro Rent (ELRC) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 3.8% Yield

Electro Rent Corporation (Nasdaq: ELRC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share, $0.60 annualized. The dividend will be paid on January 10, 2011 to shareholders of record as of December 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 16, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ELRC

Ryland (RYL) Declares $0.03 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield

The Ryland Group, Inc. (RYL), has declared a fourth-quarter dividend of $0.03 per share, $0.12 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 31, 2011, to common stockholders of record on January 15, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 13, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): RYL

Boeing (BA) Declares $0.42 Quarterly Dividend; 2.6% Yield

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share,$1.68 annualized. The dividend is payable March 4, 2011, to shareholders of record as of February 11, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BA