St. Jude Medical announced today that the company will offer their shareholders a 10 percent dividend increase to $.23 per share each quarter.
Altera announced yesterday that the company will boost their quarterly dividend by 33 percent to $.08 per share.
Dividend investors received good news today as Standard & Poors released a report showing that dividend payments improved again in the second quarter.
Target announced a 20% dividend increase this quarter to $.30 per share.
Jim Cramer kicked off a week-long series on restaurant stocks by dusting off his Mad Money restaurant guide and highlighting his top 5 restaurant stocks for investors.
Cisco could be facing several quarters of lackluster performance. In all likelihood their stock price will fall much lower before the company’s performance stabilizes.
Intel Corporation announced today that the company is raising their quarterly dividend again this year.
This marks the fourth dividend increase in the past 12 months from Yamana Gold.
The Travelers Companies announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 14% to $.41 per share.
Newmont Mining announced at their annual Investors Day conference that the company will be changing their dividend policy in order to link future payments directly to gold prices.
In the first quarter of 2011, 117 stocks in the S&P 500 index either initiated a dividend or increased their dividend. That’s up 50% from last year.
The first quarter was the best the market has seen since 1998 and Jim Cramer believes that 2011 will be the year of trading.
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Aetna announced on Friday that the company is significantly increasing their dividend and moving from a nominal annual dividend to a quarterly payment cycle.
BP announced today that the company will reinstate their dividend program at $.07 per share for the fourth quarter.
Investors are speculating whether BP will reinstate their dividend next week when they report their fourth quarter earnings results.
The bank reported a fourth quarter loss of $1.6 billion, but Moynihan believes the company will be in a position to increase their dividend later this year.
Airgas announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 16% to $.29 per share following a 19% increase in net earnings in the third quarter.
Lincoln National currently only pays out $.01 per share every quarter, so even with the dividend increase LNC shares will only yield 0.2%.
The dividend announcement comes as the shopping mall operator reported strong third quarter results and raised their forecast for the rest of the year.
It’s hard to ignore the fact that higher gold prices are leading to bigger dividends and investors need to at least consider gold stocks for their portfolio.
Crane Co. announced today that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 15% to $.23 per share.
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Diamond Offshore Drilling announced today that the company will cut their quarterly dividend by 45% due to uncertainty on the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.
The dividend increase comes as ETN delivered second quarter earnings results that were $.19 above Wall Street’s consensus estimates.
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.
The penny increase in the dividend payment will lift BBY’s current yield to 1.6% based on yesterday’s closing price.
Target announced today that the retailer is increasing its quarterly dividend by 47% to $.25 per share.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold announced today that the company will double their dividend from $.60 per share to $1.20 per share.
Kellogg Company announced on Friday that its Board of Directors has increased their quarterly dividend by 10% to $.375.
Yum! Brands announced today that their Board of Directors is maintaining their quarterly dividend of $.19 per share.
The Home Depot announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend for the 89th consecutive quarter.
Fortune Brands announced today that the company is reducing their quarterly dividend by 57% to $.19 per share.