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FIS (FIS) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield


FIS (NYSE: FIS) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 percommon share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable September 30, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business September 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FIS

Nash-Finch (NAFC) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

Nash-Finch Company (Nasdaq: NAFC) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock, $0.72 annualized. The dividend is payable September 3, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 18, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NAFC

TC PipeLines (TCP) Approves $0.72 Per Share Q2 Dividend - Annual Yield 7.07%

TC PipeLines, LP (Nasdaq: TCP) announced the board of directors of TC PipeLines GP, Inc., its general partner, declared the Partnership's second quarter 2010 cash distribution of $0.73 per common unit. The distribution is equivalent to the first quarter 2010 and is payable on August 13, 2010 to unitholders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2010. This cash distribution is the 45th consecutive quarterly distribution paid by the Partnership. [SM]... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TCP

AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.67, Beats by 4c; Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.18; Guides Q3 EPS

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) reports Q2 EPS of $0.67, 4 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.63. Revenue for the quarter was $522.9 million, which compares to the estimate of $493.99 million. Sees Q3 EPS of $0.61 - $0.66, compared to the consensus of $0.61. The Board of Directors increased the quarterly dividend by 20% to $0.18 per share, payable August 24, 2010 to shareholders of record as of August 3, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 30, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.8%. The increase brings the annual dividend rate to $.72 per share up from $.60 per share. During the quarter, the Company repurchased approximately 600,000 shares of common stock for approximately $25 million, leaving approximately 2.9 million shares authorized for repurchase at the end of the... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ATR

Apco Oil and Gas (APAGF) Declares $0.02 Quarterly Dividend; 0.4% Yield

Apco Oil and Gas International Inc. (Nasdaq: APAGF) has approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per common share, $0.08 annualized. The dividend is payable on Aug. 12, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 2, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): APAGF

Costco Wholesale (COST) Approves $0.205 Per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend - Annual Yield 1.49%

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.205 per share is payable August 20, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 6, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): COST

Dividend Report Card: Coca-Cola

All dividends are not created equal. We learned this lesson the hard way in recent years. In the first quarter of 2009, a record 367 firms cut their dividend payouts only to be followed by another 250 in the next quarter. Because dividends are paid at the board of directors’ discretion, when times get tough, a firm’s dividend payout can meet the corporate chopping block.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): KO,PEP,MDLZ,DPS

3 Beaten-Down Dividend Payers

Here at the Fool, we look for companies that are not only producing and growing earnings, but are producing and growing cash. After all, it’s cash that lets a company reinvest in future growth and it’s cash that we investors receive through dividends and share repurchases. To find some of those generating the green stuff so that they can give it to us, I set up a simple screen:... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): VZ,HON,FTR

Dividend Report Card: Chevron

All dividends are not created equal. We learned this lesson the hard way in recent years. In the first quarter of 2009 a record 367 firms cut their dividend payouts only to be followed by another 250 in the next quarter. Because dividends are at the board of directors’ discretion, when times get tough a firm’s dividend payout can meet the corporate chopping block.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): CVX,COP,TOT,XOM

Ryanair's First Dividend

This article has been adapted from our sister site across the pond, Fool UK. Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair (Nasdaq: RYAAY) reported a 24% fall in first quarter after-tax profits, to €93.7m, on Tuesday. That was partly caused by the cancellation of 9,400 flights in the wake of the ash cloud from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano, and partly due to increased fuel charges.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): RYAAY