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July 25, 2011

Rayonier Announces Dividend Increase and Stock Split

Rayonier announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 11 percent and will give investors a three-for-two stock split.


June 24, 2011

Initiating a Dividend Won’t Save Research in Motion

Even coupling a high dividend yield with their cheap valuation won’t be enough to save Research in Motion.


June 10, 2011

Having No Dividend Is Hurting Bank of America

Poor Bank of America is watching its stock price drop fast and they have no real dividend to help prop up their share price.



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 9, 2011

Competitive Pressures Are Crushing PetMed Express

Even with an attractive dividend yield of 3.4%, most PetMed Express investors have a hound dog expression these days.


April 28, 2011

Chevron Quietly Raises Dividend Again

This marks the 24th consecutive year that Chevron has raised their quarterly dividend.



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 12, 2011

Lennox Turns Up the Heat on Their Dividend

Lennox International announced yesterday that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 20% to $.18 per share.


March 9, 2011

Investors Receive a Small Dividend Increase from Staples

Investors will take the small dividend increase from Staples, but it won’t offset the company’s falling stock price


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.


January 21, 2011

Finish Line Using Cash Position To Raise Dividend

The Finish Line announced yesterday that the company is increasing their quarterly dividend by 25% to $.05 per share.


December 17, 2010

Dominion Increasing Dividend and Dividend Payout Ratio

Dominion announced today that the utility stock will increase their quarterly dividend by 8% to $.4925 per share and their dividend payout ratio to 60 – 65%.


December 16, 2010

Higher Gold Prices Lead To Big Dividend Increase from Agnico-Eagle

Agnico-Eagle Mines announced today that the company is raising their quarterly dividend by a whopping 256%.


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 14, 2010

CSC Raising Dividend 33%

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


December 1, 2010

Walt Disney Increases Dividend for 55th Consecutive Year

Walt Disney Company announced today that the company is increasing their annual dividend by 14% to $.40 per share.




September 14, 2010

Investors Cheer Dividend Increase from Yum Brands

Dividend investors reacted positively to news of the dividend increase, sending Yum! Brands stock price to a new 52-week high.



August 5, 2010

Investors Expecting Dividend Increase from Microsoft

Investor expectations for a dividend increase from Microsoft have been increasing in recent weeks.


August 4, 2010

Monsanto Boosts Dividend 6%

Monsanto announced today that the company will increase their quarterly dividend by 6% to $.28 per share.



July 22, 2010

Why Dividends Are Better Than Stock Buybacks

One question that we do hear quite frequently from investors is why are dividends better than stock buybacks?



June 16, 2010

BP Officially Suspends Dividend

As expected, BP announced today that the company will officially suspend their quarterly dividend in the wake of the Gulf oil spill disaster.


June 7, 2010

Goldman Sachs Warns That BP Will Likely Cut Dividend

Goldman Sachs analyst, Michelle della Vigna, believes that the increasing cost of damages and reduced earnings outlook will impact BP’s dividend.


April 27, 2009

Was Pfizer’s Dividend Cut Really Necessary?

Last week, Pfizer slashed their dividend by 50%, but was their dividend cut even necessary?


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.


Johnson & Johnson Increases Dividend By 6.5%

Johnson & Johnson announced today that they are increasing their quarterly dividend by 6.5% to $.49 per share.