RGC Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: RGCO) recently declared its quarterly dividend at 34 cents per share, or a high dividend yield of 4.1%. The payment date for the dividend has been settled at May 1, 2011, whereas its record date is April 15, 2011. This is RGC Resources’ consecutive 268th quarterly cash dividend. read more »
Archive for March, 2011
Shipping company DHT Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHT) operates a fleet of double-hull crude oil tankers. The company recently announced its $67 million acquisition of a 2002 Samsung Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) tanker, which will be delivered in the second quarter of 2011. The vessel will be delivered during the second quarter of 2011 and will be named DHT Eagle, employable on a two year time charter at USD 32,300 net per day. DHT Holdings has a high paying dividend yield at 8.50%. read more »
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) is a Sunnyvale, California-based designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of a variety of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a large number of clients in diverse geographical locations.
Maxim Integrated currently has a high dividend yield of 3.51%. Maxim shares have a 52-week range of $15.67-$28.44. The stock is currently trading below its 50-day and above its 200-day moving average. Year-to-date the stock gained 1.35%. read more »
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) last week raised its annual dividend by almost 21%, citing its strong financial position as the reason for the dividend hike. The retail giant said it will raise its annual dividend from $l.21 per share to $1.46 per share. Following the hike in dividend, the company’s dividend yield now stands at 2.81% based on the stock’s closing prices on Thursday. read more »
YPF S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: YPF) is a Buenos Aires, Argentina-based integrated oil and gas company. The company’s upstream operations include exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), while its downstream operations include the refining, marketing, transportation and distribution of oil and a range of petroleum products petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG and bio-fuels.
YPF has the highest dividend yield of our three picks today, at 5.58%. YPF ADRs have a 52-week range of $33.70-$55.80. Year-to-date the ADRs gained 2.7%. read more »