Chemical Financial (CHFC) declared a third quarter 2014 cash dividend on its common stock of $0.24 per share, representing a 4.3% increase over the second quarter 2014 cash dividend of $0.23 per share and a 9.4% increase in cash dividends during the first three quarters of 2014, compared to the same time period in 2013. The third quarter 2014 cash dividend will be payable on September 19, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 5, 2014. The ex-dividend date is September 3, 2014.
H&Q Healthcare Investors declared a stock distribution of $0.56 per share. The record date for the stock distribution is August 29, 2014 and the payable date is September 30, 2014. The Fund will trade ex-distribution on August 27, 2014.
CenturyLink (CTL) voted to declare a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.54 per share, a portion of which will be payable out of capital surplus, on September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 29, 2014.
Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) declared a quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014.
Ensco (ESV) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.75 per Class A ordinary share payable on 19 September 2014. The ex-dividend date for this payment is expected to be September 4, 2014, with a record date of 8 September 2014.
EPR Properties (EPR) has declared its monthly cash dividend to common shareholders. The dividend of $0.285 per common share is payable September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 29, 2014. This dividend represents an annualized dividend of $3.42 per common share, an increase of 8.2% over prior year and the Company's fifth consecutive year with an annual dividend increase.
And, Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.345 per share, payable on Sept. 26, 2014, to stockholders of record on Sept. 12, 2014.
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