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Genuine Parts: Dividend Stock Analysis


Genuine Parts Company (GPC) distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates in four segments: Automotive Parts Group, Industrial Parts Group, Office Products Group, and Electrical/Electronic Materials Group. This dividend king has increased distributions for 54 consecutive years.Over the past decade, this dividend stock has delivered an annual total return of 11.40%.At the same time earnings per share have increased only by 1.40% per year since 2000. For 2010 analysts expect an increase in EPS by 12.80% to $2.82. For FY 2011 analysts expect the company to earn $3.15/share, which would represent an increase of 11.70% in comparison with the... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): GPC

Goldman Sachs Upgrades Tupperware Brands (TUP) to Buy On Potential Raised Dividend

Goldman Sachs upgrades Tupperware Brands (NYSE: TUP) from Neutral to Buy and sees more than 30% upside to their new price target of $60. The firm sees the dividend increasing from $1 per share to $2.80, which represents a 60% payout ratio and 6% yield. The firm's FY11 EPS is 24 cents above the $4.07 consensus on robust EPS and sales growth. Valuation at 10-11x 2011 EPS is cheap compared to a historical average of 12.5x.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TUP

Female Health Co. (FHCO) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 4% Yield

The Female Health Company (Nasdaq: FHCO), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable November 10, 2010 to stockholders of record as of November 3, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 1, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FHCO

10 Stocks Currently Enriching Investors by Raising Dividends

In one form or another, I get the this question, “What do you think of the market? Where’s it headed?” Normally, I politely respond as expected, but occasionally I will startle the person with a reply like, “I don’t know. For me it really doesn’t matter much.” My investing goals are not defined by movements in the market. Instead of looking at the market and its direction, dividend investors should focus on quality, price and ultimate value of individual stocks.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AFG,ARTNA,CLCT,MFA,NWN,RPM,SNH,THO,WDFC,WST

Costco Wholesale (COST) Declares $0.205 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share, $0.82 annualized. The dividend is payable November 12, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 29, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 27, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): COST

Diebold (DBD) Declares $0.27 Quarterly Dividend; 3.4% Yield

Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) declared a fourth-quarter cash dividend of $0.27 per common share, $1.08 annualized. The dividend is payable on Friday, December 10, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Friday, November 19, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 17, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): DBD

RPM Int'l (RPM) Increases Quarterly Dividend 2.4% to $0.21; Yields 4.1%

RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) today announced at its annual meeting of stockholders that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share, $0.84 annualized. The dividend is a 2.4% increase from the previous annualized rate of $0.82. The dividend is payable on October 29, 2010, to stockholders of record as of October 18, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): RPM

Allegheny Energy (AYE) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 2.5% Yield

Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today authorized a cash dividend of $0.15 per outstanding share, $0.60 annualized. The dividend is payable December 27, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AYE

Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Resumes Quarterly Dividend at $0.25; Yields 2.6%

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: KRO) announced that they have resumed their quarterly dividend. The board declared a cash dividend of $0.25 per common share, $1.00 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 23, 2010 to the holders of record of the common stock at the close of business on December 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): KRO

Aon Corp (AON) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 1.5% Yield

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common outstanding share, $0.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on November 15, 2010 to stockholders of record on November 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AON