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Texas Industries (TXI) Declares $0.075 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield


Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TXI) today declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per common share, or $0.30 annualized. The dividend is payable August 31, 2010 to shareholders of record August 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 4, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): TXI

Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Declares $0.14 Quarterly Dividend; 1.1% Yield

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company's common shares of $0.14 per share, or $0.56 annualized. The cash dividend will be payable on September 1, 2010, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 13, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CLF

Cummins (CMI) Boosts Qtr. Dividend by 50% to $0.2625, Yielding 1.43%

Cummins (NYSE: CMI) raises its quarterly dividend by 50% from $0.175 to $0.2625 per common share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 1 to shareholders of record on August 23. The ex-dividend date is August 21. The dividend yield moves from 0.95% to 1.43%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CMI

L-3 Communications (LLL) Declares $0.40 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share, or $1.60 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at close of business on August 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LLL

PACCAR (PCAR) Declares $0.09 Quarterly Dividend; 0.8% Yield

PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) declared a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.09 per share, or $0.36 annualized. The dividend is payable September 7, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 17, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PCAR

Procter & Gamble (PG) Declares $0.4818 Quarterly Dividend; 3.1% Yield

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.4818 per share on the Common Stock, or $1.9272 annualized. The dividend is payable on or after August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 23, 2010. The ex-dividend date is july 21, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PG

Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) Increases Quarterly Dividend 4.5% to $0.23; Yields 4.6%

Healthcare Services Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HCSG) declared a second quarter 2010 regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, or $0.92 annualized. The dividend is a 4.5% increase over the previous rate of $0.22. The dividend is payable on August 6, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business July 23, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 21, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HCSG

Century Bancorp Inc. (CNBKA) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.54, Misses Views; Declares $0.12 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

Century Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: CNBKA) reports Q2 EPS of $0.54, versus the analyst estimate of $0.55. The Company's Board of Directors voted a regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share on the Company's Class A common stock, or $0.48 annualized. The dividend is payable August 16, 2010 to stockholders of record on August 2, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): CNBKA

Is This Really the Best Dividend Stock?

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