3 Conglomerates Paying a Dividend to Shareholders

Investors looking to gain a steady stream of consistent payments to their portfolio can consider the following 3 huge dividend paying companies:
  1. Tyco International (NYSE:TYC):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $34.00 to $53.38, and most recently traded at $48.70.  It pays an annual dividend of $1.13 per share, and has a dividend yield of 2.3%.  Its market capitalization is $22.8 billion.  About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  2. Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $28.29 to $40.30, and most recently traed at $38.76.  It pays a dividend of $0.32 per share, and has a yield of 0.80%.  Its market capitalization is $1.15 billion.  About the company: Matthews International Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets custom-made identification products.  The Company’s products include cast bronze memorials, mausoleums, granite memorials, architectural plaques, printing plates, imaging systems for the corrugated and flexible packaging industries, and caskets made of metal, wood, and other materials.
  3. Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $15.88 to $28.87.  It pays a dividend of $0.08 and has a dividend yield of 0.3%.  Its market capitalization is $6.91 billion  About the company: Textron, Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance.  The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products.  Textron’s finance division offers asset

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