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Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


EarthLink (ELNK) Declares $0.16 Quarterly Dividend; 7.6% Yield


EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.16 per share, $0.64 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on September 21, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 7, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 3, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 7.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ELNK

Young Innovations (YDNT) Declares $0.04 Quarterly Dividend; 0.6% Yield; Authorizes 500K Stock Buyback

Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share, $0.16 annualized. The dividend is payable September 15, 2010 to all shareholders of record on August 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.6%. The Board of Directors also authorized the repurchase of up to 500,000 shares of the Company's common stock. This authorization, which will expire on July 31, 2011, replaces the current authorization which is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): YDNT

7 Dow Laggards With Compelling Dividend Yields

The Dow Jones index has disappointed many investors by dipping 2.6% in 2010. Of course, that is much better than the 34% drop we saw in 2008, but not nearly the 19% rally that investors experienced last year.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AA,AAPL,BAC,DIA,HD,JNJ,PFE,T,VZ,WMT,XOM

Four Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Last Week of July

Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called 'Buying Dividends'. This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex date at about the same price, yet still being entitled to the dividend. This technique generally works only in bull markets. In flat or choppy markets, your have to be extremely careful. In order to be entitled to the dividend, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date, and you can't sell WallStreetNewsNetwork.com has compiled a downloadable and sortable Excel list of the stocks going ex dividend during the next week or two. The list contains many dividend paying companies, all with market caps over $500 million, and yields over 3%. Here are a few examples showing the stock symbol, the... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): COP,DEP,NWN,SKT

Strong Brands Grow Solid Dividends

I recently analyzed the annual report of spirits maker Brown Forman (BF-B), which is one of the newest additions to the S&P Dividend Aristocrats index. I was amazed to learn that some of its top selling products were Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and Finlandia. It is very intriguing how the company has been able to leverage the brand name of its top selling products by cutting costs to the bone and increasing efficiencies, while at the same time expanding sales internationally. This had translated into growth in earnings per share, which also fueled a 9.8% average annual growth in dividends over the past decade.The similarities between Brown-Forman and other prominent Dividend Aristocrats do not end here. Most elite dividend stocks are household names, whose products and services are... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,BF-B,KO,MCD,MO,PG

Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 3.6% Yield

Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBTC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on September 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of August 11, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EBTC

Barnes Group (B) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share, $0.32 annualized. The dividend will be payable September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 27, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): B

Marcus Corp. (MCS) Declares $0.085 Quarterly Dividend; 3.4% Yield

The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.085 per share of common stock, $0.34 annualized. The dividend will be paid August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MCS

PNM Resources (PNM) Declares $0.125 Quarterly Dividend; 4.3% Yield

PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, $0.50 annualized. The dividends are payable August 16, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business August 2, 2010, with an ex-dividend date of July 30, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PNM

FirstEnergy (FE) Declares $0.55 Quarterly Dividend; 5.8% Yield

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of $0.55 per share of outstanding common stock, $2.20 annualized. The dividend will be payable September 1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of August 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 4, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FE