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July 12, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced a number of dramatic measures to stabilize its business — reduction in capital spending, suspension of the company's dividend, even the exploration of possible strategic alternatives — in conjunction with its declining first-quarter earnings results.

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu on Thursday announced a number of dramatic measures to stabilize its business — reduction in capital spending, suspension of the company's dividend, even the exploration of possible strategic alternatives — in conjunction with its declining first-quarter earnings results.

July 5, 2012

CVS Caremark announced on Thursday that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark announced on Thursday that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend.

The board approved a quarterly dividend of 16.25 cents per share on the common stock of the corporation, payable Aug. 3 to holders of record on July 23.
 

June 25, 2012

The board of directors at Ingles Markets have declared cash dividends on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The board of directors at Ingles Markets have declared cash dividends on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

A cash dividend of 16.5 cents was declared for the chain's class A common stock, while 15 cents per share was declared for its class B common stock. This is an annual rate of 66 cents and 60 cents per share, respectively.

Dividends on both the class A and class B common stock are payable July 19 to all shareholders of record on July 5.

May 30, 2012

CCA Industries, which manufactures and markets health and beauty aids, has announced that its board of directors has approved a dividend of 7 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — CCA Industries, which manufactures and markets health and beauty aids, has announced that its board of directors has approved a dividend of 7 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, payable to all shareholders of record as of June 8, and to be paid on July 9.

This will be the company's 32nd consecutive dividend.

May 29, 2012

Dollar Tree on Tuesday approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% common stock dividend. The new shares will be distributed June 26 for shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 12.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree on Tuesday approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% common stock dividend. The new shares will be distributed June 26 for shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 12.

With the stock split, the number of outstanding shares of the company's common stock will increase from approximately 116 million shares, pre-split, to approximately 232 million shares, post-split.

May 11, 2012

Costco announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco common stock and approved an increase from 24 cents to 27.5 cents per share, or from 96 cents per share to $1.10 per share on an annualized basis.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco common stock and approved an increase from 24 cents to 27.5 cents per share, or from 96 cents per share to $1.10 per share on an annualized basis.

The quarterly dividend is payable June 8 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 25.

Costco plans to release its operating results for the third quarter, ended May 6, on May 24.

May 10, 2012

Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

The dividend is made payable July 13 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 8.75 cents per share.

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 8.75 cents per share.

The dividend is payable on June 15 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 1. As of April 27, there were approximately 214 million shares outstanding, Supervalu said.

April 10, 2012

Walgreens announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend.

The dividend is payable June 12 to shareholders of record on May 21. The drug store chain noted it has paid a dividend in 318 straight quarters (more than 79 years) and has raised its dividend for 36 consecutive years. What's more, the company's annual dividend rate has risen from 31 cents per share to 90 cents per share over the last five years.

March 19, 2012

Safeway announced that its board of directors Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway announced that its board of directors Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

The dividend will be payable on April 12 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 22, the company noted.

March 15, 2012

The board of directors of Target has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share.

MINNEAPOLIS — The board of directors of Target has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share.

The dividend, which marks the company's 179th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967, is payable June 10 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 16.

March 8, 2012

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that its board of directors increased the ongoing quarterly common stock cash dividend by 7%. Separately, the company also announced that Nikesh Arora, SVP and chief business officer of Google, has been elected to its board.

NEW YORK — Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that its board of directors increased the ongoing quarterly common stock cash dividend by 7%. Separately, the company also announced that Nikesh Arora, SVP and chief business officer of Google, has been elected to its board.

March 7, 2012

CVS Caremark's board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 16.25 cents per share of common stock.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark's board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 16.25 cents per share of common stock.

The dividend is payable May 3 to shareholders of record on April 23.

March 7, 2012

Publix on Wednesday declared an annual cash dividend on its common stock of 59 cents per share.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix on Wednesday declared an annual cash dividend on its common stock of 59 cents per share.

The dividend will be payable and mailed June 1 to stockholders of record as of the close of business April 30, the grocer said.

March 2, 2012

Walmart said Thursday it is continuing its annual tradition of increasing shareholder payout by raising its dividend by 9%.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart said Thursday it is continuing its annual tradition of increasing shareholder payout by raising its dividend by 9%.

Walmart will pay a quarterly dividend of 39.75 cents on April 4 to shareholders of record on March 12. That works out to $1.59 per share for the year. The company has increased its dividend every year since its first declared dividend in March 1974.

According to Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke, the company's U.S. business is back on track, and international results remain strong.

February 16, 2012

Fred's on Thursday announced an increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend by 20% to 6 cents per share, and an increase in the company's stock repurchase program to an additional 3.6 million shares, or 10% of the currently outstanding shares.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fred's on Thursday announced an increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend by 20% to 6 cents per share, and an increase in the company's stock repurchase program to an additional 3.6 million shares, or 10% of the currently outstanding shares.

January 12, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend. The dividend is payable March 12, 2012, to shareholders of record Feb. 17, 2012.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend. The dividend is payable March 12, 2012, to shareholders of record Feb. 17, 2012.

Walgreens has paid a dividend in 317 straight quarters (more than 79 years) and has raised its dividend for 36 consecutive years. Over the last five years, Walgreens' annual dividend rate has increased from 31 cents per share to 90 cents per share, resulting in a compound annual growth rate of 23.8%.

November 16, 2011

Clorox on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on the company's common stock.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Clorox on Tuesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on the company's common stock.

The dividend is payable Feb. 13, 2012, to to stockholders of record on Jan. 26, 2012.

October 28, 2011

Weis Markets' board of directors on Thursday declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents.

SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets' board of directors on Thursday declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents to.

In addition to the 30-cent dividend, the board also offered a special one-time dividend valued at $1 per share as a reward to shareholders, Weis chairman Robert Weis said. The special dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of Nov. 7 and payable on Nov. 12.

Weis added that the company's $100 million 2011 capital expansion plan is 75% complete.

October 13, 2011

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 12 to shareholders of record Nov. 14.

September 26, 2011

The board of directors of Ingles Markets declared a quarterly cash dividend per share on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The board of directors of Ingles Markets declared a quarterly cash dividend per share on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

Class A common stock was 16.5 cents, while class B common stock was 15 cents. This is an annual rate of 66 cents and 60 cents per share, respectively.

Dividends of both classes of stock are payable on Oct. 20 to shareholders of record on Oct. 6.

August 25, 2011

The board of directors for supermarket chain Safeway declared a quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — The board of directors for supermarket chain Safeway declared a quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

The cash dividend is payable on Oct. 13 to stockholders of record on Sept. 22.

July 13, 2011

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday increased the quarterly dividend 28.6% — 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.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday increased the quarterly dividend 28.6% — 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.

July 8, 2011

Weis Markets announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share.

SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share.

The company said the dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of July 18 and payable on Aug. 1.

Weis operates 162 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia.

July 6, 2011

CVS Caremark's board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 12.5 cents per share.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark's board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 12.5 cents per share.

The dividend is payable Aug. 2 to holders of record on July 22, the company noted.