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Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (BRKL) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.12, Tops by 1c; Declares $0.085 Quarterly Dividend; 3.8% Yield


Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKL) reports Q2 EPS of $0.12, 1 cent better than the analyst estimate of $0.11. The Board of Directors of a regular quarterly dividend of $0.085 per share, $0.34 annualized. The dividend is payable on August 16, 2010 to stockholders of record on July 30, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 28, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.8%.... more


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Covidien (COV) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 1.8% Yield

Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per ordinary share, $0.72 annualized. The dividend is payable on August 20, 2010, to shareholders of record on August 2, 2010. The ex-dividend date is July 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.8%.... more


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R.R. Donnelley (RRD) Declares $0.26 Quarterly Dividend; 6.5% Yield

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq: RRD) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.26 per common share, or $1.04 annualized. The dividend is payable September 1, 2010 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 5, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 3, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.5%.... more


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Scholastic Corp. (SCHL) Declares $0.075 Quarterly Dividend; 1.2% Yield

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share, $0.30 annualized. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 27, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.2%.... more


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NewMarket (NEU) Authorizes $200M Buyback; Declares $0.375 Qtr. Dividend

NewMarket (NYSE: NEU) announces a $200 million buyback and declares a quarterly dividend of $0.375 per common share. The dividend is payable on Oct. 1 to shareholders of record on Sept. 15.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NEU

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Increases Quarterly Dividend 30% to $0.13; Yields 2.1%

Starbucks Corporation (Nasdaq: SBUX) has declared a cash dividend to its shareholders in the amount of $0.13 per common share, $0.52 annualized. The dividend will be paid on August 20, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 4, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 2, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.1%.... more


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Omnicom Group (OMC) Declares $0.20 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per outstanding share of its common stock, $0.80 annualized. The dividend is payable on October 6, 2010 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 22, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 20, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


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45 Dividend Champions With Yields Higher Than Long-Term Treasuries

Today, 10-year Treasuries are yielding 2.99% and 30-year Treasuries are yielding 3.99%. If you are a long-term holder looking for income, that’s a long time to lock in your money at those yields. At the end of the term, you’ll get your principal back, but it will be shrunken by inflation. If you are looking to buy and sell these for profit, you will need to be very nimble, for as future Treasury yields go up, their principal value will go down. That is the inevitable see-saw relationship between the yields and prices of bonds. Strong arguments can be made that dividend-paying stocks would be better for long-term income-seekers. They have advantages over bonds, including:... more


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Seven Companies Likely to Boost Dividends in August

One nice thing about compiling the Dividend Champions list of companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years (which can be found here) is that I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, we can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again. Consequently, I'm expecting the following companies to announce dividend increases in the month of August. (Dates in parentheses are the Ex-Dividend Dates of last year's increases).... more


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Airgas (ARG) Reports Solid Q1 Results; Raises Qtr. Dividend to $0.25/Share; Guides Q2, Raises FY11

Airgas (ARG) reports Q1 adj-EPS of $0.83, 12 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.71. Revenue for the quarter was $1.05 billion, which compares to the estimate of $1.03 billion. Same store sales were up 6% YoY. Raises its quarterly dividend to $0.25 per common share. Sees Q2 adj-EPS of $0.78-$0.82, versus the consensus of $0.77. Raises its FY11 adj-EPS guidance from $2.68 to $3.15-$3.30, which compares to the Street estimate of $3.04.... more


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