5 High Paying Dividend Stocks on the Road to Growth

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

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.

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2011′s High Yield Energy Stocks; 3 you should be Familiar with

Posted in best dividends on September 16th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

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%.

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3 Recent Dividend Updates with Outrageously Solid Yields

Posted in best dividends on September 12th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Brady Corp. (NYSE: BRC) last Friday raised its annual dividend 2.8% to $0.74 per share. This is the 26th year that the company raised its dividend. Brady currently has a dividend yield of 2.69%.

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Dividend Stock News; Piedmont Natural Gas declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

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

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 »

3 High Yield Dividend mREITs

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

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 »

3 High Yield Dividend Stock Trading Ideas

Posted in best dividends on September 2nd, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

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 »

Extra Income; 3 Stocks with Recent Dividend Adjustments

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

Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR) last Friday announced that its board approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2011. Extra Space currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%.

Last month Extra Space released its second-quarter financial results. The company reported funds from operations of $0.27 per diluted share, representing an increase of 22% over the same period in the previous year. The company’s same-store occupancy grew 290 basis points to 89% in the second quarter. Its same-store revenue increased 4.7%, while its net operating income increased 7.8%. read more »

Ready to Retire? Check out these 3 High Yield Dividend Stocks

Posted in best dividends on August 26th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) today announced that its board of directors voted to raise its quarterly dividend by 7.9% to $0.41 per share. The quarterly dividend will be payable on October 11, 2011. Altria has a dividend yield of 5.81%.

Altria last month released its second-quarter financial results. The company reported second-quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.21, down 58% over the same period in the previous year. The decline was mainly due to the previously announced one-time charge related to leveraged lease transactions. read more »

Solid Finance Stock to add to your Dividend Portfolio; Fauquier Bankshares Inc.

Posted in best dividends on August 23rd, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Fauquier Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: FBSS) recently announced its board of directors authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend will be payable on October 3, 2011, to shareholders of record as of close of business on September 16, 2011. Fauquier Bankshares currently has a high dividend yield of 4%. read more »

3 of 2011′s Top Dividend Yielding Stocks: Home Depot, Motorsports, Sonoco

Posted in best dividends on August 19th, 2011 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) yesterday announced that its board of directors authorized a second-quarter cash dividend of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be payable on September 15, 2011. Home Depot has a high dividend yield of 3.10%.

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