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Cousins Properties (CUZ) Declares $0.045 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield


Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.045 per common share, $0.18 annualized. The dividend is payable February 22, 2011 to common stockholders of record on February 9, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 7, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CUZ

Dividend Matchup: McDonald's vs. Yum Brands

Not that we want to focus on things that are bad for you - after looking at the dividend match up between Pepsi (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) - but this time we go directly toward the two leading fast food chains; the one and only McDonald’s (MCD), possibly the most known brand in the world and Yum Brands (YUM), a much lesser known name simply because the company is not the main brand as you know it by its main franchises; Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell among others. Both names are two formidable dividend payers and companies that have been able to keep up growth in their dividend payments. We will of course be doing the analysis following the 20 things that we look at when judging dividend stocks.Let’s get down to the match up:... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): MCD,YUM

9 Stocks for Dividend Income When You Retire

We all want a secure retirement where we don’t have to worry about making ends meet. After spending 30 or more years in the workforce, its time to kick back and enjoy our golden years. Unfortunately, many people don’t plan for retirement and just assume that their company pension, 401(k) or Social Security will take care of them. That’s a dangerous assumption and a recipe for disaster.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ABT,CL,CTL,HGIC,JNJ,LEG,PG,T,UHT

First Community (FCCO) Reports Weaker Q4 Results; Declares $0.04 Quarterly Dividend; 2.8% Yield

First Community Corporation (Nasdaq: FCCO) reports Q4 EPS of $0.07, versus $0.22 reported for the same period a year ago. The company announced that the Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2010. The company will pay a $0.04 per share dividend to holders of the company's common stock, or $0.16 on an annualized basis. This dividend is payable February 15, 2011, to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 28, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 2.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FCCO

Susquehanna (SUSQ) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 0.4% Yield; Repurchases $5.3M Warrant from U.S. Treasury

Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (SUSQ) has declared a first quarter dividend of $0.01 per common share, $0.04 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 18, 2011 to shareholders of record February 2, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 31, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.4%. In addition, Susquehanna announced that it has repurchased the warrant that was issued to the U.S. Treasury on December 12, 2008, in conjunction with Susquehanna's participation in the TARP Capital Purchase Program. The warrant entitled the U.S. Treasury to purchase up to 3,028,264 shares of Susquehanna's common stock at a price of $14.86 per share. Susquehanna paid $5.3 million to the Treasury to repurchase the warrant.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): SUSQ

GS Financial (GSLA) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend; 4.2% Yield

GS Financial Corp. (GSLA) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, $0.40 annualized. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of January 31, 2011 and will be paid on February 15, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 11, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 4.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GSLA

Brown & Brown (BRO) Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share, $0.32 annualized. The dividend is payable on February 16, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 2, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 31, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BRO

Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 0.6% Yield

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.01 per common share. The dividend is payable April 1, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 18, 2011. The ex-dividend date is March 16, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HBAN

Goldman Sachs (GS) Declares $0.35 Quarterly Dividend; 0.8% Yield

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) declared a dividend of $0.35 per common share, $1.40 annualized. The dividend is to be paid on March 30, 2011 to common shareholders of record on March 2, 2011. The ex-dividend date is February 28, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 0.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GS

Carpenter Technology (CRS) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 1.6% Yield

Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE: CRS), at its meeting yesterday, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock, $0.72 annualized. The dividend is payable March 3, 2011, to shareholders of record on February 1, 2011. The ex-dividend date is January 28, 2011. Yield on the dividend is 1.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CRS