Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


Homeowners Choice (HCII) Initiates $0.10 Quarterly Dividend, 5.9% Yield; Declares $0.20 Special Dividend


Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCI) has declared the company's first ever cash dividend in the amount of $00.30 per share. The dividend will be paid December 20, 2010 to shareholders of record on the close of business November 20, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 18, 2010. The dividend represents a quarterly dividend of $0.10 and a special $0.20 dividend. Yield on the quarterly dividend is 5.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HCI

The Quest for Yield: Finding Dividends

Every investor should be interested in dividends. This article describes how a dividend strategy fits into a total return portfolio with an emphasis on retirement needs. It is the third installment of my "Yield Quest" series. In Part 1 of this series I described the total return concept. In Part 2 I outlined the key allocation strategies. My approach is a bit different from most authors emphasizing income investments. I believe that fear has created an over-emphasis on fixed income. This has pushed many investors into doing the wrong thing at the wrong time. I recommend that retirement investors should remain open to an approach emphasizing total returns. If the income stream is not enough, it is OK to sell some stock to meet current income needs -- as long as you have a portfolio that... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): AGG,AOD,CAT

What Telecom Stocks Can Teach You About Dividends

For all that we've said about dividends here at the Motley Fool, it can still be difficult to select dividend payers for your portfolio. Let's take a closer look at some telecommunications companies, which can be a crucial part of a dividend portfolio, and analyze both their dividend policies and their commitment to implementing those policies. In the process, you may pick up a few useful strategies for evaluating high-yielding stocks. Meet our telecom playersTo simplify the process, we'll look at six semi-randomly selected contestants among high-yielding telecommunications companies. The table below displays their year-to-date, dividend-adjusted returns, as well their current dividend yields:... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): FTR,T,TEF,CHT,CTL,FTE

Gardner Denver (GDI) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 0.3% Yield

Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 3, 2010, to stockholders of record as of November 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.3%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GDI

Gardner Denver (GDI) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.05; Yield is 0.34%

Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 3, 2010, to stockholders of record as of November 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 12, 2010. The yield is 0.34%... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): GDI

Comfort Systems USA (FIX) Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE: FIX) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on Comfort Systems USA, Inc. common stock, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 20, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 26, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.7%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): FIX

Baldwin & Lyons (BWINB) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend; 4.1% Yield

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. (Nasdaq: BWINB) declares a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share, $1.00 annualized. The dividend per share will be payable November 30, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.1%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): BWINB

Ensco plc (ESV) Declares $0.35 Quarterly Dividend; 2.9% Yield

Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per Class A ordinary share, $1.40 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 17, 2010, to holders of record as of the December 6, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 2, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.9%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ESV

Wynn (WYNN) declares an $8/share special cash dividend

Wynn (Nasdaq: WYNN) declares an $8/share cash dividend... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WYNN

Watts Water Technologies (WTS) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.11; Yield is 1.2%

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today declared a quarterly dividend of eleven cents $0.11 per share, 44 cents annualized. The dividend is payable on December 3, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 18, 2010. The yield is 1.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): WTS