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.

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.

May 2, 2011

Harley-Davidson Finally Revs Up Dividend

This is the first dividend increase since Harley-Davidson reduced their dividend by 70% in early 2009.

March 24, 2011

Oracle Dividend Increase Is Modest

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

March 9, 2011

Tyco Raising Dividend By 20%

Tyco International announced today that the company is raising their quarterly dividend by 20% to $.25 per share.

January 25, 2011

Norfolk Southern Dividend Chugs Higher

Norfolk Southern announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 11% to $.40 per share.

December 14, 2010

CSC Raising Dividend 33%

CSC announced that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 33% to $.20 per share.

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.

March 2, 2010

Qualcomm Hikes Dividend by 12%

With over $12 billion in cash on their balance sheet, income investors should be excited to see the company focusing on returning some of that cash to its shareholders.

February 16, 2010

Top 5 Restaurant Dividend Stocks

Here are the top five restaurant dividend stocks that income investors should eat up.

February 15, 2010

Jim Cramer’s Dividend Stock Picks

Here is a review of the dividend stocks that Jim Cramer recommended to investors on his Mad Money show.

February 8, 2010

Are AT&T and Verizon the Best Dividend Stocks in the Dow?

Here are three Dow stocks that dividend investors should consider ahead of Verizon and AT&T.

February 2, 2010

Dividend Stock Analysis: Pepsico vs. Coca Cola

While Coca Cola stock has outperformed Pepsi over the last several years, Pepsi appears poised to reverse that trend and offers investors a solid dividend with strong growth potential.

January 29, 2010

6 Big Dividend Announcements over the Last Week

Dividend stock investors should be optimistic about several announcements this week of companies restoring or increasing their dividend payments.

January 20, 2010

3 Canadian Dividend Stocks Offering Yields Over 5%

Dividend stock investors tend to focus exclusively on American blue chip stocks often to their own chagrin.

January 11, 2010

Five Overlooked Small Cap Dividend Stocks

Five small cap dividend stocks that offer attractive dividend yields, but are often overlooked by dividend investors.

December 22, 2009

Three Safe Dividend Stocks

With Treasury rates at historic lows, fixed income investors are hard pressed to find decent yields.

July 31, 2009

Capital One Puts Small Dividend in Investors Wallet

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

June 11, 2009

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.

May 29, 2009

Lowes Dividend Inches Higher

Lowe’s announced today that their Board of Directors has increased their quarterly dividend by 6% to $.09 per share.