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Wesco Financial (WSC) Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividend; 0.5% Yield


Wesco Financial Corporation's (AMEX: WSC) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share, $1.64 annualized. The dividend is payable September 2, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 5, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 3, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.5%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WSC

KBR (KBR) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 0.9% Yield

KBR, Inc. (KBR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable October 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): KBR

National Retail Properties (NNN) Increases Quarterly Dividend 1.3% to $0.38; Yields 6.7%

National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share, or $1.52 annualized. The dividend is payable August 16, 2010 to common shareholders of record on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NNN

Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Declares $0.45 Quarterly Dividend; 8.8% Yield

Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.45 per common share, $1.80 annualized. The dividend will be paid to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 30, 2010 and distributed on or about August 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 8.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HPT

Ashland (ASH) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 1.2% Yield

Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, or $0.60 annualized. The dividend is payable Septmber 15, 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 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ASH

Pentair (PNR) Declares $0.19 Quarterly Dividend; 2.3% Yield

Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per common share, or $0.76 annualized. The dividend is payable August 13, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PNR

FLY Leasing Ltd. (FLY) Declares $0.20 Quarterly Dividend; 7.6% Yield

FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share, $0.80 annualized. The dividend will be paid on August 20, 2010 to shareholders of record on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 7.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FLY

Bladex (BLX) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 4.7% Yield

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) (NYSE: BLX), announced today a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, $0.60 annualized. The cash dividend was approved by the Board of Directors and is payable on August 4, 2010 to the Bank's stockholders as of record date July 26, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 22, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BLX

PPG Industries (PPG) Increases Quarterly Dividend 1.9% to $0.55; Yields 3.4%

PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) today approved an increase in the company’s dividend, declaring a regular quarterly dividend of $0.55 per share, $2.20 annualized. The dividend is a 1.9% increase over the previous rate of $0.54. The dividend is payable September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record August 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 6, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PPG

Walgreens: A Fallen Dividend Aristocrat

Investors in Walgreens (WBA) have to be tremendously disappointed with the stock’s performance in 2010. Last year, Walgreens investors enjoyed a 49% surge in the stock price, but it’s been a very different story in 2010. WAG shares have fallen 23% this year and the stock has badly underperformed both the S&P 500 index and their peers. Dividend investors love Walgreens and the company's stock is currently a member of the exclusive S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats (stocks increasing their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years). In fact, Walgreens has increased their dividend each year since 1977. Unfortunately, Walgreens current 1.9% dividend yield hardly makes up for the massive losses experienced this year from their falling stock price.... more


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