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7 Dividend Stocks Getting Slammed


The recent market correction certainly doesn't make investors feel great when viewing their portfolio's, but it does offer an opportunity nonetheless. Contrarian investors should utilize times like this to differentiate between stocks that are dropping for fundamentally sound reasons -- and those stocks that are simply being dragged down because of general market concerns. Sure, there's plenty to worry about -- gigantic federal deficits, sovereign debt problems in Europe, an economic slowdown in China. But let's not forget that in the midst of all of this volatility lies the prospect to grab some great companies at dirt cheap prices.... more


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UMH Properties (UMH) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 7.1% Yield

UMH Properties, Inc. (AMEX: UMH) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share, or $0.72 annualized. The dividend is payable September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business August 16, 2010. The ex-divided date is August 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 7.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): UMH

American Financial Group (AFG) Declares $0.55 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG) announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1375 per share, or $0.55 annualized. The dividend is payable on July 26, 2010 to holders of record on July 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AFG

Watsco (WSO) Declares $0.52 Quarterly Dividend; 3.6% Yield

Watsco, Inc. (NYSE: WSO) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.52, or $2.08 annualized. The cash dividend is payable on July 30, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WSO

MFA Financial (MFA) Cuts Dividend 21% to $0.19; Yields 10.3%

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.19 per share, or $0.76 annualized. The dividend is a 20.8% reduction from the prior rate of $0.92. The dividend will be paid on July 30, 2010 to stockholders of record on July 12, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 8, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 6, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 10.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MFA

US Ecology (ECOL) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 4.9% Yield

US Ecology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECOL) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18, or $0.72 annualized. The dividend is payable on July 23, 2010, to stockholders of record on July 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ECOL

Sun Communities (SUI) Declares $0.63 Quarterly Dividend; 9.2% Yield

Sun Communities, Inc. (NYSE: SUI) today announced its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.63 per share, or $2.52 annualized. The dividend is payable July 23, 2010 to shareholders of record July 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 9, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 9.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): SUI

PNC Financial Services (PNC) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced that the board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, or $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable July 24, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business July 14, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PNC

Automatic Data Processing Dividend Stock Analysis

Summary Automatic Data Processing (ADP) is a conservatively managed, diversified company that has increased its dividend payout for 35 consecutive years.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ADP,PAYX

Update for Top Foreign Dividend Stocks for 2010

BP (BP) was atop the list of top 5 foreign dividend stocks in this article, but has to be removed from the list, since the company eliminated its dividend. The #1 spot now goes to Royal Dutch Shell (RDS-A), and the new addition to the list is France's Vodafone (VOD), which becomes #5 on the list. Vodafone paid out $1.24/ADR share in 2 semi-annual payments in 2009. The company raised its summer semi-annual 2010 payout to $.812. The ex-dividend date was June 2nd. Vodafone's next ex-date should be around Nov. 18th. In 2009, this Nov. payment was $.448/ADR share, so, if it stays steady, VOD will pay out $1.26/ADR in 2010. VOD's current dividend yield is 6.1% on ADR shares.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BP,RDS-A,VOD