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and HP declared dividend will increase in a light-weight week for such bulletins earlier than the Thanksgiving vacation.
Hormel Meals (ticker: HRL) stated it might improve its annual dividend by 6%. The corporate’s annual payout will get bumped as much as $1.10 a share from $1.04. The quarterly dividend will improve to 27.5 cents a share from 26 cents.
This marks the 57th consecutive 12 months through which the corporate’s annual dividend has elevated. Hormel is a member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, whose members have paid out a better dividend for at the least 25 straight years.
The inventory, which yields 2.2%, has returned about 3% this 12 months by means of Friday, dividends included, in contrast with minus 14% for the S&P 500.
HP (HPQ) declared a quarterly disbursement of 26.25 cents a share, a rise of about 5%. That can enhance the annualized dividend to $1.05.
Shares of the tech firm have returned about minus 18% this 12 months. They yield 3.5%.
Elsewhere, a handful of S&P 500 firms stated lately they might keep their dividends at present ranges, together with Analog Gadgets (ADI) at 76 cents a share,
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(APD) at $1.62, and FedEx (FDX) at $1.15.
(ALL) at 85 cents a share,
(HAL) at 12 cents,
(LYB) at $1.19, PPL (PPL) at 22.5 cents, and
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(EXR) at $1.50.
Rounding out that record are
(BBY) at 88 cents a share and
(CINF) at 69 cents.
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