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Paragon Shipping Inc. (PRGN) Posts Q2 adj.-EPS of $0.13, Tops by 8c; Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend; 4.6% Yield


Paragon Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq: PRGN) reports Q2 adjusted EPS of $0.13, 8 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.05. Revenue for the quarter was $29.50 million, which compares to the estimate of $25.97 million. The Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, $0.20 annualized. The dividend is payable on or about August 30, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 12, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.6%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): PRGN

Avago Technologies (AVGO) Adopts Dividend Policy

Avago Technologies Limited (Nasdaq: AVGO) has adopted a dividend policy pursuant to which the Company intends to pay quarterly cash dividends on its ordinary shares. The Company’s Board of Directors has authorized the Company to pay a regular, quarterly cash dividend not to exceed US$0.07 per ordinary share, per quarter, with the declaration and payment of such dividend to commence no earlier than the first quarter of the fiscal year ending October 30, 2011. The actual declaration and payment of any such dividend is in the discretion of, and subject to the further approval by, the Company’s Board of Directors, and will depend upon such factors as the Company’s earnings levels, capital requirements, contractual restrictions, the Company’s overall financial condition and any... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): AVGO

5 Dynamic Dividend Stocks

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The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): EMR,PGN,SYY,WBA,WM,WMB

Warning: High Dividends Are Dangerous!

A few days ago, I wrote an article about retirees needing to invest in dividend stocks in order to offset the eventual decline in bond returns over the next decade or so. I received an excellent comment from a Motley Fool reader that made me want to elaborate on the subject and provide further guidance. What can go wrong? Dividend stocks have outperformed their non-dividend-paying peers for decades. There’s absolutely no denying the power of reinvesting your dividends and being paid quarterly or annually to hold the stock you own. Dividend stocks, simply put, are value-creating machines.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): BMY,CHL,COP,CTL,EXC

4 Dividend Stocks Showing You the Money

Not every company is slashing its dividend these days. Some of the market’s better performers are easing up on their purse strings, sending more money out to their shareholders. Readers of the Income Investor newsletter can certainly appreciate that kind of thinking. Let’s take a closer look at four companies that inched their payouts higher this past week.... more


The Motley FoolStock symbol(s): PETS,WTI,WTR,MUR,CHD,DOV,MON

Nelnet (NNI) Posts Q2 EPS of $1.17, Tops Views; Declares $0.07 Quarterly Dividend; 1.4% Yield

Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI) reports Q2 EPS of $1.17, versus the analyst estimate of $0.96. The Nelnet Board of Directors declared a third quarter cash dividend on the company's outstanding shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock of $0.07 per share. The dividend will be paid on September 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2010. Nelnet currently has 38.0 million shares of Class A common stock and 11.5 million shares of Class B common stock outstanding. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): NNI

ITT Corp. (ITT) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today declared a cash dividend of $0.25 per share, $1.00 annualized. This cash dividend will be payable on October 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of August 27, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 25, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.2%.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): ITT

RMX Holdings (RMX) Declares $1.32 Special Dividend;

RMX Holdings, Inc. (AMEX: RMX) announced today that the Board of Directors of RMX Holdings, Inc. (the Company) has declared a special cash dividend of $1.32 per share of common stock payable on August 23, 2010, to shareholders of record on August 16, 2010. The ex-dividend date is August 12, 2010.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): RMX

Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.10, Shy of Views; Declares a $0.085 Quarterly Dividend

Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq: HWCC) reports Q2 EPS of $0.10, versus the analyst estimate of $0.12. Revenue for the quarter was $63.27 million, which compares to the estimate of $66.09 million. Declares $0.085 Quarterly Dividend.... more


StreetInsiderStock symbol(s): HWCC

Sysco Dividend Stock Analysis

Linked here (pdf) is a detailed quantitative analysis of Sysco Corporation (SYY). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:Company Description: Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and distribution of a range of food and related products primarily for the food-service industry in the United States and Canada. Fair Value: I consider four calculations of fair value, (see page 2 of the linked pdf for a detailed description):... more


SeekingAlphaStock symbol(s): SYY