June 7, 2011

FedEx Gives Investors a Penny Dividend Increase

Following the penny per share increase, FedEx stock will offer investors a current dividend yield of 0.6% based on today’s closing price.

February 16, 2011

Comcast Raising Dividend and Accelerating Stock Repurchases

Comcast announced today that the company is raising their quarterly dividend by 19% and accelerating their stock repurchases for 2011.

January 24, 2011

Intel Raises Dividend Following Most Profitable Year Ever

Intel has now been paying dividends to investors since 1992 and begins the year as one of the highest yielding stocks in the Dow Jones index.

January 21, 2011

Carnival Announces Big Dividend Increase

Carnival Corporation announced today that they are increasing their quarterly dividend by 150% to $.25 per share.

December 6, 2010

Six Flags Initiating Dividend Program

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation announced today that the company is initiating a quarterly dividend program.

November 12, 2010

Sysco Increases Dividend for 41st Consecutive Year

Sysco Corporation announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 4% to $.26 per share.

July 21, 2010

Altera Raises Dividend As Cash Flow Increases

The chipmaker can certainly afford to increase their dividend. Altera finished the second quarter with $2.1 billion in cash and virtually no debt on their balance sheet.