Dividend Scan: DHT, WAG, PNR, ASH, SOV-PC
Thursday, July 14, 2021 11:51 AM

As the US stocks wary after Bernanke’s talks, several companies declared their future dividends. Some notable dividend payers are discussed here.

DHT Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHT) said Thursday that its board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.10 per share for the quarter payable on August 4, 2021 for shareholders of record as of July 28, 2011. DHT is trading lower by 0.27 percent to $3.74 on Thursday.

Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) increased the quarterly dividend 28.6 percent, the largest quarterly dividend increase in the company’s 110-year history to 22.5 cents per share from the previous rate of 17.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 12, 2011, to shareholders of record Aug. 19, 2011. The dividend increase raises the annual rate from 70 cents per share to 90 cents per share. WAG is down 1.05 percent to $42.34 a share.

Pentair Inc. (NYSE: PNR), an industrial manufacturing company, said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share payable August 12, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 29, 2011. PNR is currently trading lower by 0.07 percent to $40.98 a share. PNR is trading at $40.77, down 0.59 percent.

Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a specialty chemicals company, said that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share on the company`s common stock, equivalent to an annual dividend of 70 cents per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 19, 2011. ASH is trading higher by 0.05 percent to $62.97 today.

Santander Holdings USA Inc. (NYSE: SOV-PC) parent company of Sovereign Bank, today said that its board of directors declared a dividend on SHUSA's Preferred Stock. A dividend payment of $0.45625 per depositary share is payable on August 15, 2021 to holders of record on August 1, 2021 for the SHUSA's Series C Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. SOV-PC is down 0.31 percent to $25.42 a share.


 

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