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This Is Easily the Most Popular Dividend Stock


In late April, I wrote an article describing what I thought was the best dividend stock. My pick was Automatic Data Processing, because along with its dividend consistency, I felt that its business would dramatically improve as interests rates inevitably begin to rise. Readers of the article revolted in massive droves; they wrote comment after comment expressing their utter disagreement with me. The following comment sums up pretty well how they felt:... more


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3 Dividend Stocks to Consider Before Buying Annaly Capital

What I’m about to do is play devil’s advocate. Too many investors get excited and jump into a stock without comparing and contrasting against other possibilities.... more


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Avon Products (AVP) Declares $0.22 Quarterly Dividend; 2.8% Yield

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.22 per share, $0.88 annualized. The dividend is payable September 1, 2010, to shareholders of record August 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AVP

Utah Medical (UTMD) Declares $0.235 Quarterly Dividend; 3.8% Yield

Utah Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTMD) announces that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.235 per common share, $0.94 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 5, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): UTMD

Dow's (DOW) Liveris Says Dividend Increase Possible Over Next Year or Two

On its conference call, Dow Chemical's (NYSE: DOW) Chairman, CEO and President, Andrew Liveris, has said that the company's dividend payment is "not where we need it to be longterm" and that a dividend increase will be possible over the next year or two. The exec said that the first priority for cash is to pay down debt.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): DOW

Anadarko Petroleum (APC) Declares $0.09 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common shares. A dividend of 9 cents per share was declared on the company’s outstanding common stock, payable September 22, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 8, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 6, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): APC

Portland General (POR) Declares $0.26 Quarterly Dividend; 5.4% Yield

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.26 per common share, $1.04 annualized. The dividend is payable on or before October 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 22, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): POR

Universal Corp. (UVV) Declares $0.47 Quarterly Dividend; 4.2% Yield

Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per common share, $1.88 annualized. The dividend is payable November 8, 2010, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on October 12, 2010. The ex-dividend date is October 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): UVV

Broadridge Financial (BR) Increases Quarterly Dividend 7% to $0.15; Yields 2.9%

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, $0.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BR

Atrion Corp. (ATRI) Increses Quarterly Dividend 16.7% to $0.42; Yields 1.2%

Atrion Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRI) today announced an increase in its quarterly cash dividend from $0.36 per share to $0.42 per share, or $1.68 annualized. This dividend will be payable on September 30, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2010. The ex-dividend is September 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ATRI