current yield



July 20, 2011

Altera Boosts Dividend

Altera announced yesterday that the company will boost their quarterly dividend by 33 percent to $.08 per share.




July 12, 2011

Cummins Dividend Yield Climbs Higher

Cummins announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 52 percent to $.40 per share.


July 11, 2011

PACCAR Gives Investors a 50% Dividend Increase

PACCAR announced today that the company will give their investors a 50 percent quarterly dividend increase to $.18 per share.


June 29, 2011

General Mills Raises Dividend Again

This latest dividend increase from General Mills will push the current yield on their stock to 3.3 percent.



June 21, 2011

Duke Energy Boosts High Dividend Yield

Duke Energy announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 2 percent to $.25 per share.


Best Buy Authorizes $5 Billion Stock Repurchase and Dividend Increase

Best Buy announced today that the company had authorized a $5 billion stock repurchase program and will increase their quarterly dividend by 7 percent to $.16 per share.


June 8, 2011

Caterpillar Raises Dividend for 18th Consecutive Year

Caterpillar has now paid a regular dividend every quarterly since 1933 and has given their shareholders a dividend increase for 18 consecutive years.


June 3, 2011

Rockwell Automation Gives 21% Dividend Increase

Rockwell Automation announced today that the company will give their shareholders a 21% dividend increase to $.425 per share.




March 29, 2011

Another Dividend Increase for International Paper

International Paper announced today that the company was giving another dividend increase to their shareholders.


March 24, 2011

Oracle Dividend Increase Is Modest

Investors learned today of a small Oracle dividend increase of 20% to $.06 per share.



Stronger Revenue Growth Leads to Dividend Boost at Time Warner

The dividend increase came as Time Warner posted their 2010 financial results which included their strongest revenue growth in years.


January 31, 2011

Small Cap Cherokee Cutting Dividend in Half

The company’s rationale for the dividend cut is to better focus on the company’s brands and to enable Cherokee to execute on its growth strategy.



January 27, 2011

Eaton Rewards Shareholders with Dividend Hike and Stock Split

Eaton Corporation announced today that the company is offering a 2-for-1 stock split and increasing their quarterly dividend by 17% to $.68 per share.





December 13, 2010

Iron Mountain Triples Dividend

Iron Mountain announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 200% to $.1875 per share.



December 6, 2010

Ecolab Hikes Dividend for 19th Consecutive Year

This marks the 19th consecutive year that Ecolab has raised their dividend. Ecolab has now been paying dividends for 74 consecutive years.


Six Flags Initiating Dividend Program

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



October 21, 2010

Dividend Aristocrat Raises Payout for 38th Consecutive Year

This marks the 38th consecutive year that VFC has increased their dividend payout putting them in the elite group of dividend aristocrat stocks.


October 19, 2010

American Electric Power Looking To Increase Dividend

If the dividend increase is approved by the board of directors, AEP’s current yield will increase to 5.1% based on yesterday’s closing price.


October 15, 2010

Reynolds American Becomes Highest Yielding Tobacco Stock

Today’s dividend announcement will make Reynolds American the highest yielding tobacco stock.



August 26, 2010

Diageo Increasing Dividend 6%

Diageo announced today that the company is recommending increasing their dividend by 6% to 23.50 pence per share.



July 14, 2010

Walgreens Raises Dividend for 35th Consecutive Year

Walgreens has now raised their dividend for 35 consecutive years and has been paying a dividend for more than 77 years.


National Semiconductor Raises Dividend by 25%

National Semiconductor announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 25% to $.10 per share.


July 13, 2010

KLA-Tencor Dividend Jumps by 67%

KLA-Tencor announced that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 67% to $.25 per share.


June 24, 2010

Best Buy Raises Dividend by a Penny

The penny increase in the dividend payment will lift BBY’s current yield to 1.6% based on yesterday’s closing price.




May 28, 2009

Merck Maintains High Dividend Yield

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


April 29, 2009

Costco Ups Quarterly Dividend By Over 12%

Costco announced today that they are increasing their quarterly dividend by over 12% to $.18 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.


April 8, 2009

CBS Corporation Maintains High Dividend Yield

CBS Corporation announced yesterday that their board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.05 per share.