Mid-Week Update Dividend Increases – REIT’s, Rockets & Refills
Here’s a quick Mid-Week update with info on all the dividend increases for June 12-14th. A 10 day streak of dividend increases continues onward today with two additional dividend announcements by Casey’s General Stores and Alexandria REIT.
You’ll find all of the dividend increases in the 2012 Year To Date Dividend Increases report – just click the link to see the Google Docs Spreadsheet with all the details.
Thursday, June 14th
Alexandria REIT (ticker: ARE) is a real estate investment trust (REIT), that engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. With a 4% increase in their quarterly dividend, the current yield is now 2.9%.
Casey’s General Stores (ticker: CASY) operates convenience stores under the Caseys General Store, HandiMart, and Just Diesel names in 11 Midwestern states, primarily Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. CASY raised it’s dividend by 10% but only has a current yield of 1.24%.
Wednesday, June 13th
Colony Financial (ticker: CLNY) operates as a real estate finance and investment company that focuses primarily on acquiring, originating, and managing commercial mortgage loans, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. CLNY announced a $.01/share raise in it’s quarterly dividend which now brings it’s yield up to over 8%.
Tuesday, June 12th
Rockwell Automation (ticker: ROK) provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions, operating primarily in two segments, Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions. Also raised it’s dividend by over 10% and now pays a quarterly dividend yielding just over 2.7%