Dividend-News

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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?

The importance of dividends has been well documented over the years, and here at The Motley Fool, there’s nothing we like more than a great stock that pays you to hold it. That’s why, a few months ago, I wrote an article describing what I thought was the best dividend stock around. While some readers agreed with my sentiment that ADP (NYSE: ADP) is a superb company that consistently kicks out a dividend of 3.3%, there was overwhelming support in the community for one other, very particular company.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): PG,TEF,UL,KMP,MO,NLY

5 Dividend Stocks Getting Slammed

The recent market correction certainly doesn’t make investors feel great when viewing their portfolios -- but it does offer a tantalizing opportunity. Sure, there’s plenty to worry about: gigantic federal deficits, sovereign debt problems in Europe, and an economic slowdown in China. But let’s not forget that in the midst of all of this volatility lies the prospect of grabbing great companies at dirt cheap prices.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): ACAS,AINV,DRYS,EXC,NM,PRGN,XOM

This Year's Biggest Dividend Stories

We have now passed the midpoint of 2010 and investors are collectively catching their breath from the market's wild ride since the beginning of the year. Sure the S&P 500 is down only 3% this year, but that doesn’t really reflect the market swings that investors have experienced this year. At the end of April, the market was actually up over 6% and it looked like an economic recovery was in full gear. Then European debt woes, the stock market “flash crash” and the Gulf oil spill all combined to bring investors back down to reality.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): BP,GE,JPM

Automatic Data Processing: Strong Cash Flows Protect Dividend

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Over 570,000 clients benefit from ADP's six decades of experience providing a wide range of human resources, payroll, tax filing and benefits administration solutions from this single source.... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): ADP

Maximus (MMS) Declares $0.12 Quarterly Dividend; 0.8% Yield

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share, or $0.48 annualized. The dividend is payable on August 31, 2010 to shareholders of record on August 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.8%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MMS

Montgomery Street Income Securities (MTS) Increases Quarterly Dividend 29% to $0.22; Yields 5.6%

Montgomery Street Income Securities, Inc. (NYSE: MTS) declared a dividend of $0.22 per share, or $0.88 annualized. The dividend is payable on July 30, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 26, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 22, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 5.6%. The increase in the dividend from previous quarters reflects an increase in investment income due to the completion of the transition to the Fund's new investment adviser and the resulting restructuring of the Fund's portfolio.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): MTS