Dividend Scan: BK, CRR, FAST, ELNK, O
Wednesday, January 18, 2022 9:41 AM

Several companies declared their future dividend plans, as the US stock futures trade slightly higher on Wednesday. Some notable dividend payers are discussed here.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) on Wednesday said that its board of directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.13 per common share. This cash dividend is payable on Feb. 7, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 30, 2012. The bank also declared its quarterly results ahead of the opening bell on Wednesday. BK is trading lower by 2.91 percent to $20.65 a share in the pre-market trading, after its results disappointed investors.

Carbo Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) said today that its board of directors has approved the payment of a dividend on February 15, 2012, of$0.24 per share to all shareholders of record on February 1, 2012. The company is scheduled to report its quarterly results on January 26, 2011. CRR last traded at $117.45 down 1.82 percent on Tuesday.

Fastenal Company (Nasdaq: FAST) reported its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.17 per share to be paid in cash on February 29, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2012. The Company has paid a dividend in every year since 1991 and began paying semi-annual dividends in 2003. The company also reported its fourth quarter FY 2011 financial results before the opening bell today. FAST last traded at $46.79 up 0.43 percent.

EarthLink Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a provider of suits of communications services to individual and business customers, said today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.05 per share to be paid on March 19, 2012 to shareholders of record on March 5, 2012. ELNK last closed at $6.65 up 0.15 percent, yesterday.

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a common stock dividend of $0.1455 per share, payable on February 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2012. The dividend represents an annualized amount of $1.746 per share. To date the Company has declared 499 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 43-year operating history. O last closed higher by 0.42 percent to $35.82 a share.