2009



August 31, 2009

Altria Group Raises Quarterly Dividend

Altria Group announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.34 per share.


August 3, 2009

Kimberly Clark Maintains Strong Dividend

Kimberly Clark announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.60 per share.


July 31, 2009

Honeywell Declares Quarterly Dividend

Honeywell announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.3025 per share.


Capital One Puts Small Dividend in Investors Wallet

The credit card company has now paid dividends every quarter since it went public in 1995.


Valero Energy Announces Quarterly Dividend

Valero Energy announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share.


Union Pacific Keeps Dividend Steady

Union Pacific announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.27 per share.


July 29, 2009

High Flying IBM Announces Dividend

IBM announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.55 per share.


Merck Maintains High Dividend Yield

Merck’s current dividend yield now stands at 5.1% making it the fourth highest yielding Dow stock.


High Yielding Dow Stock Keeps Dividend Steady

DuPont announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.41 per share.


July 27, 2009

Kellogg Increases Quarterly Dividend

Kellogg Company announced on Friday that its Board of Directors has increased their quarterly dividend by 10% to $.375.


Dividend Declared By Dow Stock Alcoa

Alcoa announced Friday that the company’s Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.03 per share.


June 11, 2009

Attention Target Investors: Company Increases Dividend By 6%

Retailer Target announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.17 per share.


Clorox Improves Quarterly Dividend By 9%

Clorox Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 9% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.50 per share.


Dow Component Microsoft Declares Dividend

Dow component Microsoft announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.13 per share.


Bristol-Myers Squibb Keeps Dividend Yield Over 6%

Global pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.31 per share.


United Technologies Pays Dividend For 73rd Consecutive Year

Dow component United Technologies announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.385 per share.


The Street Preserves 5% Dividend Yield

Financial media company The Street announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.025 per share.


June 10, 2009

Caterpillar Maintains High Dividend For Now

Equipment maker Caterpillar announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.42 per share.


Philip Morris Maintains High Dividend Yield

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.54 per share.


June 9, 2009

Staples Maintains Dividend After Strong First Quarter Results

Office supplies retailer Staples announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.0825 per share.


Monsanto Approves Quarterly Dividend

Monsanto announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.265 per share.


Mastercard Declares Quarterly Dividend

Mastercard announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.15 per share.


June 5, 2009

High Yielding Verizon Maintains Dividend Level

High yielding Dow component Verizon Communiciations announced yesterday that they are maintaining their quarterly dividend of $.46 per share.


May 29, 2009

YUM! Brands Holds Dividend Steady

Yum! Brands announced today that their Board of Directors is maintaining their quarterly dividend of $.19 per share.


May 28, 2009

Burger King Maintains Low Dividend

Burger King announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.0625 per share.


Merck Maintains High Dividend Yield

Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced today that they are maintaining their quarterly dividend payment of $.38 per share.


May 27, 2009

McDonald’s Announces Cash Dividend

McDonald’s announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.50 per share.


April 30, 2009

Power Tool Maker Black & Decker Cuts Quarterly Dividend By 71%

Black & Decker announced today that they are cutting their quarterly dividend by 71% to $.12 per share.


April 28, 2009

IBM Increases Dividend For 14th Consecutive Year

IBM announced today that they are increasing their quarterly dividend for the 14th consecutive year.


Fortune Brands Cuts Dividend By 57%

Fortune Brands announced today that the company is reducing their quarterly dividend by 57% to $.19 per share.


U.S. Steel Slashes Dividend By 83%

U.S. Steel announced yesterday that they are reducing their quarterly dividend by 83% to $.05 per share.


April 27, 2009

Was Pfizer’s Dividend Cut Really Necessary?

Last week, Pfizer slashed their dividend by 50%, but was their dividend cut even necessary?


April 23, 2009

Pfizer Slashed Dividend By 50%

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced today that they are slashing their quarterly dividend by 50% to $.16 per share.


April 15, 2009

Procter & Gamble Increases Dividend For 53rd Consecutive Year

Procter & Gamble announced yesterday that their Board of Directors has approved a 10% increase in their quarterly dividend payment to $.44 per share.