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Are Dividends Bad News for Tech Stocks?


Earlier this week, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) announced that it would start paying a dividend. With almost $40 billion in cash, Cisco is a money-making machine. So what does the decision to pay a dividend mean for shareholders? Are dividends bad news for tech stocks? I asked Motley Fool Income Investor James Early. Mac Greer: James, Cisco announced plans to start paying a dividend for the first time. Cisco CEO John Chambers says the annualizedyield will be 1% to 2%. Is it a good move for Cisco? Is it a good move for shareholders?... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): AAPL,CSCO,EMR,GOOG

Diamond Hill Investment Group (DHIL) Approves Special $13 Per Share Cash Dividend

Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DHIL) has approved a $13.00 per share cash dividend to shareholders of record on December 1, 2010 payable December 15, 2010. Ric Dillon, president and co-chief investment officer, stated, "We are very pleased to be paying a special dividend of $13 per share in December, following $10 per share dividends paid in 2008 and 2009. With the combined payments, the company will have returned to shareholders over $85 million in total, tangible evidence of the success of this venture that began just over 10 years ago. These shareholder-friendly actions demonstrate most clearly that the board of directors and management of the company see our duty to shareholders as second only to our fiduciary duty to our clients."... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): DHIL

Roma Financial (ROMA) Approves 5% Stock Buyback Plan; Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Roma Financial (Nasdaq: ROMA) has approved a stock buyback plan to which the Company intends to repurchase up to 5% of its outstanding shares (excluding shares held by Roma Financial Corp. MHC, the Company's mutual holding company and in the Roma Bank Employee Stock ownership Plan), or up to 342,646 shares. Any repurchased shares will be held as treasury stock and will be available for general corporate purposes. The Company also announces a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share to be paid October 20, 2010 to stockholders of record on October 6, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ROMA

Daktronics (DAKT) Declares $0.50 Special Dividend

Daktronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: DAKT) declares a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on October 14, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 28, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): DAKT

Progress Energy (PGN) Declares $0.62 Quarterly Dividend; 5.7% Yield

Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) declared a dividend on the company's common stock. The quarterly dividend was declared at $0.62 per share, $2.48 annualized. The dividend is payable November 1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of October 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PGN

Choice Hotels Int'l (CHH) Declares $0.185 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.185 per share, $0.74 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CHH

Ennis (EBF) Declares $0.155 Quarterly Dividend; 3.7% Yield

Ennis, Inc. (NYSE: EBF) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.155 a share on its common stock, $0.62 annualized. The dividend is payable November 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 11, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 7, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EBF

PowerShares Global: Dividend Declaration

17 September, 2010 Dividend declaration The Directors of PowerShares Global Funds Ireland plc have declared the following dividends for the fourth quarter of the financial year to 30 September 2010: Announcement Date: 17 September 2010 Ex Dividend Date: 29 September 2010 Record Date: 01 October 2010 Payment Date: 29 October 2010 Fund Currency Dividend per share PowerShares FTSE RAFI UK 100 Fund GBP 0.0318 ISIN: IE00B23LNN70 ... more


InvestegateStock symbol(s): IRSH

PowerShares Global: Dividend Declaration

PowerShares Global Funds Ireland plc 17 September, 2010 Dividend declaration The Directors of PowerShares Global Funds Ireland plc have declared the following dividends for the fourth quarter of the financial year to 30 September 2010: Announcement Date: 17 September 2010 Ex Dividend Date: 29 September 2010 Record Date: 01 October 2010 Payment Date: 29 October 2010 Fund Currency Dividend per share PowerShares FTSE... more


InvestegateStock symbol(s): IRSH

PowerShares Global: Dividend Declaration

17 September, 2010 Dividend declaration The Directors of PowerShares Global Funds Ireland plc have declared the following dividends for the fourth quarter of the financial year to 30 September 2010: Announcement Date: 17 September 2010 Ex Dividend Date: 29 September 2010 Record Date: 01 October 2010 Payment Date: 29 October 2010 Fund Currency Dividend per share PowerShares FTSE RAFI UK 100 Fund GBP 0.0318 ISIN: IE00B23LNN70 ... more


InvestegateStock symbol(s): IRSH