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Vicor Corp. (VICR) Declares $0.30 Quarterly Dividend


Vicor Corporation (Nasdaq: VICR) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.30 per share of the Company's stock. The dividend is payable on July 30, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 14, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): VICR

IDEX Corp. (IEX) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield

IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share, or $0.60 annualized. The next dividend will be paid July 30, 2010 to shareholders of record as of July 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 13, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): IEX

Divining the Future According to Dividends

Can we draw a single graph that captures exactly what investors have been seeing since the middle of last year when they look ahead at the prospects for the U.S. economy? Our chart below shows how the S&P 500's trailing year dividends per share have been projected to change into the future since 14 July 2009 for each quarter where we have dividend futures data available:... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): SPY

Best Buy Raises Dividend on Strong Cash Flow

Best Buy Company Inc. (BBY), the leading specialty retailer of consumer electronic products, recently boosted its quarterly dividend by 7.1%. The board has approved an increase in annual dividend to 60 cents (or 15 cents quarterly) from 56 cents a share (or 14 cents quarterly). The increased dividend will be paid on October 26, 2010 to stockholders of record as on October 5, 2010. The company initiated its regular quarterly dividend in fiscal 2004. The last paid quarterly dividend of 14 cents represented an increase of 8% year-on-year. Best Buy’s current annualized dividend yield of 1.6% is higher than that of the Industry’s, which stands at 1.4%. The dividend hike is primarily supported by Best Buy’s strong balance sheet and its ability to generate a healthy cash flow. The... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BBY

Ameriana Bancorp (ASBI) Declares $0.01 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield

Ameriana Bancorp (Nasdaq: ASBI), today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share, or $0.04 annualized. The quarterly dividend is payable on July 30, 2010, to shareholders of record as of July 9, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 7, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ASBI

Best Buy Boosts Dividend by 7%

Best Buy (BBY) announced Thursday morning that it is increasing the company's quarterly cash dividend by 1 cents, or 7%, to 15 cents per common share. That would cost the electronics retailer an additional $17 million a year. But the company has been trying to increase the return of excess cash to shareholders, Dow Jones says. The company finished fiscal 2010 with $1.8 billion in cash and cash equivalents, an increase of more than $1 billion versus fiscal 2009, the company reported at the end of March. It also announced that it is resuming its share repurchase, after a one-year hiatus. Best Buy had $2.5 billion remaining under the previously approved plan. As for the quarterly dividend, it would be payable on Oct. 26, 2010, to shareholders of record as of Oct. 5, 2010. Best Buy paid... more


DailyFinanceStock symbol(s): BBY

Lennar Corp. (LEN) Declares $0.04 Quarterly Dividend; 1.1% Yield

Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per common share, or $0.16 annualized. The dividend is payable on August 5, 2010 to holders of record at the close of business on July 21, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 19, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): LEN

Three Stocks Going Ex Dividend the First Week of July

Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called 'Buying Dividends'. This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex date at about the same price, yet still being entitled to the dividend. This technique generally works only in bull markets. In flat or choppy markets, your have to be extremely careful. In order to be entitled to the dividend, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date, and you can't sell the stock until after the ex date. The actual dividend may not be paid for another few weeks. WallStreetNewsNetwork.com has compiled a downloadable and sortable Excel list of the stocks going ex dividend during the next week or two. The list contains many dividend paying companies, all with market caps... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): CPB,ERIE,TD

3 Stocks With High Dividends, Low PEG Ratios and High Growth Prospects

If you’re looking for dividend paying stocks with good future EPS growth prospects and low P/E to EPS growth valuations, (PEG), here are 3 dividend stocks from our High Dividend Stocks by Sector tables: United Online, (UNTD), and Himax Technologies, (HIMX), are both ranked high in our Technology High Dividend Stocks table, and Collectors Universe, (CLCT), has the highest current dividend yield in our Consumer Discretionary Dividend table. CLCT also recently raised its dividend from $.25/share per quarter to $.30/share.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): CLCT,HIMX

5 Stocks Going Ex Dividend the Fifth Week of June

Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called 'Buying Dividends'. This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex date at about the same price, yet still being entitled to the dividend. This technique generally works only in bull markets. In flat or choppy markets, your have to be extremely careful. In order to be entitled to the dividend, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date, and you can't sell the stock until after the ex date. The actual dividend may not be paid for another few weeks. WallStreetNewsNetwork.com has compiled a downloadable and sortable Excel list of the stocks going ex dividend during the next week or two. The list contains many dividend paying companies, all with market caps... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AYR,EIX,MDLZ,NUE