Archive for April, 2011

One High-paying Dividend Stock you can’t Miss; Horizon Lines

Posted in best dividends on April 29th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Horizon Lines Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based holding company operating through its subsidiary Horizon Lines LLC. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the company offers ocean transportation services and support. The company primarily provides services to ports within the continental United States, Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. read more »

3 High Paying Dividend Stocks you Should Consider

Posted in best dividends on April 27th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Oneok Partners LP (NYSE: OKS) is a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company that gathers, processes, store and transports natural gas in the United States. The company also owns natural gas liquid systems, connecting natural gas liquid supply in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountains regions with the market centers.

Oneok Partners currently has a high dividend yield of 5.40%. Oneok Partners shares have a 52-week range of $55.25-$86.44. The stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Year-to-date the stock gained 7.06%. read more »

Dividends 2011; National Security Stock Yields Strong Dividend

Posted in best dividends on April 20th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

National Security Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NSEC) recently announced its quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, payable May 31, 2011. The record date for this purpose has been set at May 9, 2011.  The company’s current dividend yield positions the company as a high paying dividend stocks at 4.30%. read more »

3 High Paying Dividend Stocks to Own

Posted in best dividends on April 15th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) recently announced its quarterly dividend at 43 cents per share. The record date for this purpose was set at April 8, 2011. Payment date for the dividend is May 2, 2011. The stock offers a high paying dividend yield of 5.65%. The company also announced that it would be filing its application with FCC on April 21. The application pertains to the company’s proposed merger with T-Mobile. The deal is required to be vetted by the Federal Communications Commission. The deal is expected to be worth $39 billion. It would also be reviewed by the Justice department to see if the deal violates antitrust laws. The company has already filed for the Justice Department review. The review process is expected to take about a year. AT&T (NYSE: ATT)  is currently the No.2 mobile company in the US. The first spot is occupied by Verizon (NYSE: VRZ), however post-merger, AT&T will surpass Verizon. read more »

2011 Dividend Stocks; 3 Plays with Yields over 5%

Posted in best dividends on April 11th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is an Ohio-based diversified energy company involved in generating and transmitting electricity. The company carries out its business through its subsidiaries to serve approximately 4.5 million customers within 36,100 square miles through eight utility operating companies in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. FirstEnergy pays out an impressive high dividend yield of 5.90%. read more »

Hot Tech Stock; Seagate Technology Stock yields High Dividend for 2011

Posted in best dividends on April 8th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Seagate Technology Plc. (NASDAQ: STX) announced it has restarted the payment of a quarterly dividend at $0.18 per share. The company stop paying dividends in February 2009 at $0.03 per share. Steve Luczo, president, chief executive officer and chairman of Seagate Technology said, “The establishment of a quarterly dividend reflects the strength of our balance sheet and the exceptional cash generation ability of our business.” The company’s current dividend payment will provide a high dividend yield of 5%, surpassing it’s competitors average yield of 1.78%. read more »

Could you Retire with 3 of 2011′s Highest Dividend Paying Stocks?

Posted in best dividends on April 6th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) pays an annual cash dividend of $0.75, reflecting one of the highest paying dividend stocks, yielding 9.30%. The company will declare its first-quarter dividend rate on May 5th before the market opening when it hosts a conference call. The stock’s 50day moving average price is $8.47 whereas its long term moving average price is at $8.16. The stock is currently trading below both the averages. Frontier Communications stock opened at $8.09 which is also its day high. The stock’s lowest price in today’s session is $8.00. The company stock’s EPS is $0.32. The company stock has traded in the range of $6.96 and $9.84 during the past 52 weeks. The company’s market cap is $8.01 billion and its P/E ratio is 25.18. read more »

Dividend Stock Watch; 3 Plays to keep an Eye on in 2011

Posted in best dividends on April 4th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

AstraZeneca Plc (ADR) (NYSE:  AZN) is a London-based biopharmaceutical company focusing on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines. The company focuses on six areas of healthcare; cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, oncology, and respiratory and inflammation. read more »