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February 4, 2010

5 Stocks Increasing Their Dividend Programs

Here are five big dividend announcements that income investors should take notice of.


December 21, 2009

High Yielding AT&T Increases Dividend Again

AT&T announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 2.4% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.42 per share.

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August 31, 2009

Altria Group Raises Quarterly Dividend

Altria Group announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.34 per share.


August 3, 2009

Kimberly Clark Maintains Strong Dividend

Kimberly Clark announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.60 per share.


July 31, 2009

Honeywell Declares Quarterly Dividend

Honeywell announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.3025 per share.


Valero Energy Announces Quarterly Dividend

Valero Energy announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share.


July 29, 2009

High Flying IBM Announces Dividend

IBM announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.55 per share.


Merck Maintains High Dividend Yield

Merck’s current dividend yield now stands at 5.1% making it the fourth highest yielding Dow stock.


High Yielding Dow Stock Keeps Dividend Steady

DuPont announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.41 per share.


Chevron Increases Dividend For 22nd Consecutive Year

Chevron announced today that its Board of Directors has agreed to increase their quarterly dividend by 5% to $.68 per share.


July 27, 2009

Kellogg Increases Quarterly Dividend

Kellogg Company announced on Friday that its Board of Directors has increased their quarterly dividend by 10% to $.375.


Visa Announces Quarterly Dividend

Visa announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.105 per share.


June 11, 2009

Attention Target Investors: Company Increases Dividend By 6%

Retailer Target announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.17 per share.


Clorox Improves Quarterly Dividend By 9%

Clorox Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 9% increase in their quarterly dividend to $.50 per share.


Dow Component Microsoft Declares Dividend

Dow component Microsoft announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.13 per share.


Bristol-Myers Squibb Keeps Dividend Yield Over 6%

Global pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.31 per share.


United Technologies Pays Dividend For 73rd Consecutive Year

Dow component United Technologies announced late yesterday that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.385 per share.


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.


June 10, 2009

Caterpillar Maintains High Dividend For Now

Equipment maker Caterpillar announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.42 per share.


Philip Morris Maintains High Dividend Yield

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.54 per share.


June 9, 2009

Staples Maintains Dividend After Strong First Quarter Results

Office supplies retailer Staples announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.0825 per share.


Monsanto Approves Quarterly Dividend

Monsanto announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.265 per share.


Mastercard Declares Quarterly Dividend

Mastercard announced today that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend payment of $.15 per share.


May 29, 2009

YUM! Brands Holds Dividend Steady

Yum! Brands announced today that their Board of Directors is maintaining their quarterly dividend of $.19 per share.


Lowes Dividend Inches Higher

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


Burger King Maintains Low Dividend

Burger King announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.0625 per share.


Merck Maintains High Dividend Yield

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


Frontline Maintains Dividend After Posting Better Than Expected Earnings

Frontline announced first quarter earnings results that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations and maintained their current high dividend.


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 19, 2009

J.C. Penney’s Continues Quarterly Dividend

Retailer J.C. Penney’s announced that their Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.20 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.


May 7, 2009

Pepsi Increases Dividend For 37th Consecutive Year

The Board of Directors of Pepsi has approved a 6% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend to $.45 per share.


April 30, 2009

Power Tool Maker Black & Decker Cuts Quarterly Dividend By 71%

Black & Decker announced today that they are cutting their quarterly dividend by 71% to $.12 per share.


Eastman Kodak Snaps Dividend From Investors

Eastman Kodak announced today that the company is suspending their quarterly dividend.


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.


Sotheby’s Dividend Going, Going Lower

Sotheby’s announced today that they are cutting their quarterly dividend by 67% to $.05 per share.


Fortune Brands Cuts Dividend By 57%

Fortune Brands announced today that the company is reducing their quarterly dividend by 57% to $.19 per share.


U.S. Steel Slashes Dividend By 83%

U.S. Steel announced yesterday that they are reducing their quarterly dividend by 83% to $.05 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.


April 15, 2009

Procter & Gamble Increases Dividend For 53rd Consecutive Year

Procter & Gamble announced yesterday that their Board of Directors has approved a 10% increase in their quarterly dividend payment to $.44 per share.


April 13, 2009

Seagate Technology Eliminates Quarterly Dividend

Seagate Technology announced today that they are suspending their quarterly dividend payment.


April 9, 2009

Walgreens Declares Dividend For 306th Consecutive Quarter

Walgreens announced today that they are paying a quarterly dividend for the 306th consecutive quarter.


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.