CLARCOR Inc. (NASDAQ: CLC), a provider of filtration products, filtration systems and services, and consumer and industrial packaging products, on Thursday announced that its board of directors raised the regular quarterly dividend by 14%. The dividend will be payable on October 12, 2011. CLARCOR currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%.
Archive for September, 2011
Leggett & Platt Inc. (NYSE: LEG) is engaged designing and production of a variety of engineered components and products found in homes, offices, retail stores and automobiles.
Leggett & Platt currently has a dividend yield of 5.26%. The company’s shares have a 52-week range of $17.80-$26.95.
DTE Energy Company (NYSE: DTE) is a diversified energy company, operating The Detroit Edison Company and Michigan Consolidated Gas Company.
DTE Energy currently has a high dividend yield of 4.69%. The company’s shares have a 52-week range of $43.22-$52.78. Year-to-date the stock gained 10.38%.
Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. (NYSE: PNY) shares are climbing in today’s trading after the company announced a quarterly dividend. At last check, Piedmont Natural Gas shares were trading 2.38% higher at $31.85, with volume at 161,461.
Piedmont announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per share, with a yield of 3.80%. The high dividend will be payable on October 14, 2011,to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 23, 2011. read more »
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations on a leveraged basis.
American Capital Agency currently has a dividend yield of 20.60%. The company’s shares have a 52-week range of $22.03-$30.76.
American Capital released its most recent quarterly results (Q2) back in July. The company reported second-quarter net income of $177.8 million, or $1.36 per share. Excluding one-time items, the company reported net income of $1.41 per share. The company had a book value of $26.76 per share at the end of the second quarter. read more »
Friedman Industries Inc. (AMEX: FRD) on Thursday announced that its board of directors authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share. The dividend will be payable on November 18, 2011. Friedman currently has one of the highest dividend yielding stocks at 5.53%.
Friedman released its first-quarter financial results last month. The company reported first-quarter net earnings of $1.83 million, compared with net earnings of $1.43 million reported for the same period in the previous year. The company’s sales for the first quarter were $38.94 million, compared with $29.22 million reported for the same period in the previous year. read more »