Dividend Changes: Gannett, Analog Devices, RenaissanceRe Holdings, Heritage Financial Group

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) increases its annual dividend to 80c, plans $300M in buyback over next 2 yrs

Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE:ADI) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 20% increase in its regular quarterly dividend to 30c per outstanding share of common stock. The increase is effective with the dividend payable on March 28, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 9.

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR): The dividend is payable on March 30 to shareholders of record on March 15. In addition, the Board of Directors approved an increase in RenaissanceRe’s stock repurchase program, bringing the total current authorization to $500M. This authorization includes the remainder amounts available under prior authorizations.

Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS): The dividend will be paid on March 23 to stockholders of record as of March 9.

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