Archive for June, 2011

Upping the Ante; 3 Stocks with High Dividend Hikes

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

IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) is a Canada-based mining company producing around 1 million ounces annually from eight gold mines.

Last week IAMGOLD announced that it is increasing its annual dividend payment by 150%. The company will now pay a dividend of $0.20 per share annually. IAMGOLD has a dividend yield of 1.12%.

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3 Stocks with Whopping Dividend Yields; Campbell Soup, Pfizer, Ark Restaurants

Posted in best dividends on June 24th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB), a Camden, New Jersey-based manufacturer and marketer of convenience food products, on Thursday announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly dividend. The company will pay a dividend of $0.29 per share. The dividend will be payable on August 1, 2011. Campbell Soup has a dividend yield of 3.50%.

Campbell Soup also announced on Thursday that its board authorized a $1 billion share repurchase program. The latest share repurchase program replaces the June 2008 program under which the company bought back shares worth $1.2 billion. read more »

Looking to Fatten your Retirement Stash? Check out these 3 High Paying Dividend Stocks

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

Delta Natural Gas Company Inc. (NASDAQ: DGAS) is a Winchester, Kentucky-based company engaged in distribution of natural gas to around 37,000 customers.

Delta Natural Gas currently has a high paying dividend yield of 4.26%. The company’s shares have a 52-week range of $26.34-$33.99.

The company reported its most recent quarterly results in May. The company reported consolidated gross margin of $228,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.

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Weight Watchers offers Slim but Solid Dividend Yield

Posted in best dividends on June 17th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW), a New York City-based consumer company and the provider of weight management services, on Thursday announced that its board approved a quarterly cash dividend.

The company said that its board authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share. The dividend will be payable on July 15, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 1, 2011. It may not be the highest dividend yielding stock, but Weight Watchers has a dividend yield of 0.98%. read more »

Their Dividend is What?! 3 Top Paying Dividend Stocks

Posted in best dividends on June 13th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Nokia Corp. (ADR) (NYSE: NOK) is a Finland-based company with three operating segments: Devices & Services; NAVTEQ and Nokia Siemens Networks.

Nokia one of the technology industry’s top paying dividend stocks with a high paying dividend yield of 9.28%. Nokia shares have a 52-week range of $6.14-$11.75.

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Hot Stock with HUGE Dividend Yield; Dynex Capital

Posted in best dividends on June 10th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Dynex Capital Inc. (NYSE: DX), a Glen Allen, Virginia-based real estate investment trust investing in mortgage securities and loans on a leveraged basis, on Thursday announced that its board declared a dividend of $0.27 per share for the second quarter of 2011. The high dividend yield will be payable on July 29, 2011. read more »

3 Dividend Stocks to Watch; PMD, CVX, MCD

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

Psychemedics Corp. (NASDAQ: PMD) is an Acton, Massachusetts-based provider of testing services for the detection of abused substances through the analysis of hair samples.

Psychemedics has a high dividend yield of 5.16%. The company’s shares have a 52-week range of $6.89-$11.12. Year-to-date the stock gained 12.05%. read more »

Dividend Stock Highlight – Alliance Resource

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

Alliance Resources Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) is a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based diversified producer and marketer of coal primarily to utilities and industrial users in the U.S.

Alliance Resource Partners has one of the industry’s highest paying dividend yield at 5.10%. Alliance Resource Partners has a dividend growth rate of 15.30% in the last five years, and 12.40% in the last 10 years. Alliance Resource shares have a 52-week range of $43-$84.10. read more »

3 Dividend Stocks to Watch; Avon, Xcel Energy, Eli Lilly

Posted in best dividends on June 1st, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) is a New York City-based creator, manufacturer and marketer of beauty and non-beauty related products.

Avon Products currently has a high dividend yield of 3.14%. Avon Products shares have a 52-week range of $25.51-$36.20.

Last week, Avon Products named Kimberly A. Ross as executive vice president and CFO. Ross will report to chairman and CEO Andrea Jung. read more »