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April 29, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Rolls Out Dividend Increase

This marks the 49th consecutive year that the dividend aristocrat has raised their quarterly dividend.


April 28, 2011

7 Hot Dow Stocks in 2011

Here is a look at 7 hot Dow stocks that have seen their stock prices climb each month in 2011.



December 16, 2010

AT&T Dividend Forecast

AT&T is already the highest yielding stock in the Dow Jones index, so investors shouldn’t expect a significant dividend increase this year.



December 13, 2010

Chevron Hits 52-Week High

Since the beginning of 2010, CVX shares have gained nearly 15% and have outpaced the 9.6% gain in the Dow Jones index.


October 5, 2010

Dividend Jump in Third Quarter

Through the first nine months of the year, dividend payments have increased $18.5 billion.


September 10, 2010

3 Dividend Stocks for Any Market

Here are 3 dividend aristocrat stocks that have proven capable of posting strong performances in any market.


September 2, 2010

High Yielding Verizon Inches Dividend Higher

Verizon Communications announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 2.6 percent to $.4875 per share.


March 17, 2010

Kraft Foods Announces Quarterly Dividend

Kraft Food’s current dividend yield now stands at 3.9% and ranks 6th among the Dow Jones stock components.


March 4, 2010

Walmart Remains A Below Average Dividend Stock

Despite their tremendous cash flow, the world’s largest retailer remains one of the lower yielding dividend stocks in the Dow Jones index.


July 31, 2009

Honeywell Declares Quarterly Dividend

Honeywell announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.3025 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 28, 2009

Home Depot Pays Dividend For 89th Consecutive Quarter

The Home Depot announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend for the 89th consecutive quarter.


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.


May 12, 2009

BB&T Cuts Dividend To Repay TARP

BB&T announced yesterday that they are reducing their quarterly dividend by 68% to $.15 per share.


May 8, 2009

Tidewater Maintains Quarterly Dividend

Tidewater announced today that will maintain their quarterly dividend payment of $.25 per share.


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.