Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


Just One Stock: A Healthcare-Focused Firm With 2.7% Yield, Good Cash Flow


Several times a week, Seeking Alpha's Jason Aycock asks money managers about their single highest-conviction position - what they would own (or short) if they could choose just one stock or ETF. Zach Liggett is co-founder of Goldeneye Asset Management, a family-focused RIA based in Elk Rapids, Mich. He has more than 10 years of industry experience, including seven years in Japan, four of them with WestLB Securities Pacific. If you could only hold one stock position in your portfolio (long or short), what would it be?... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BCR,MMSI,TFX

Dividend Champions: Smackdown VII

In previous installments of the Smackdown series, I screened the Dividend Champions list of companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years (which can be found here) using fundamental factors that are important to dividend-oriented investors, such as yield, dividend growth rate, and price.This time, I decided to focus on something that may be of more importance to young investors, the availability of a No-Fee, company-sponsored DRIP, or Dividend Reinvestment Plan. These plans typically include not only the ability to reinvest dividends, but also the option to invest additional cash, often as little as $25 or $50. This can be a big boost for young investors trying to build a diversified portfolio of high-quality dividend-paying stocks, but the presence of fees can... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,AFL,AM,AVA,AVP,BDX,COP,CR,FLO,GEF,GIS,HAS,HGIC,HRL,IFF,...

Disney Ups Dividends

Disney (DIS) has been a quiet out-performer for several years. It’s strange to say that about a company that’s so large and well-known, but I don’t think many investors realize how well Disney has done over the last eight years. The stock was an incredible performer through its early life, but beginning in the mid-1990s, Disney started to lag the market. In August 2002, however, Disney regained its mojo.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): DIS

TheStreet.com, Inc. (TSCM) Declares $0.025 Quarterly Dividend; 3.8% Yield

TheStreet.com, Inc. (TSCM) declared a cash dividend of $0.025 per share of common stock, $0.10 annualized.
The dividend will be payable December 31, 2010, to all shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TSCM

EastGroup Properties (EGP) Declares $0.52 Quarterly Dividend; 5.2% Yield

EastGroup Properties (NYSE: EGP) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share, $2.08 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 30, 2010 to shareholders of record of Common Stock on December 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): EGP

UniSource Energy (UNS) Declares $0.39 Quarterly Dividend; 4.3% Yield

UniSource Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) has declared a fourth quarter dividend for common shareholders of 39 cents per share, $1.56 annualized. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2010, to common shareholders of record as of December 16, 2010. The yield is 4.3%... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): UNS

Graco (GGG) Increases Quarterly Dividend 5% to $0.21; Yields 2.2%; Eric Etchart Joins Board

Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.21 per common share, $0.84 annualized. The dividend is an increase of 5% from the current rate of $0.20. The dividend is payable on February 2, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 18, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 14, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%. Additionally, Eric P. Etchart has joined the company’s board of directors, effective Thursday, December 2, 2010. Etchart is President of the Manitowoc Crane Group of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., and a Senior Vice President of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., Manitowoc, Wisconsin.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GGG

Village Super Market (VLGEA) Declares $1.25 Special Dividend; 3.7% Yield

Village Super Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLGEA) has declared a special dividend of $1.25 per common share. The dividend is payable December 28, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): VLGEA

Hillenbrand (HI) Increases Quarterly Dividend 1.3% to $0.19; Yields 3.9%

Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share, $0.76 annualized. The dividend is a 1.3% increase from the current rate of $0.1875. The dividend is payable December 31, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HI

Aceto Corp. (ACET) Declares $0.10 Semi-Annual Dividend; 2.6% Yield

Aceto Corporation (Nasdaq: ACET) has declared a regular semi-annual dividend of $0.10 per common share, $0.20 annualized. The cash dividend will be distributed on January 21, 2011 to shareholders of record as of December 27, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 25, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ACET