Dividend Changes to Know Now: Nicor, Diebold, Northeast Utilities, 3M, Fox Chase Bancorp

Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS): Current Price $40.27

Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS): AGL Resources raises annual dividend 2% to $1.88 per share. The Board of Directors of AGL Resources has approved an increase of 4c per share, or 2%, in the annual dividend rate on the company’s common stock, to an indicated annual dividend of $1.88 per share. The new quarterly dividend rate of 47c per share is effective for the dividend payable March 1 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15.

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Diebold Incorporated (NYSE:DBD): Current Price $30.08

Diebold Incorporated (NYSE:DBD): Diebold increases dividend 1% to 28.75c per share. The board of Diebold declared a Q1 cash dividend of 28.75c per share on all common shares. The dividend is payable on March 8, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 22. The new cash dividend, which represents $1.15 per share on an annual basis, is an increase of 1% over the cash dividend.

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Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU): Current Price $41.08

Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU): Northeast Utilities raises dividend to 36.75c per share from 34c per share. The Northeast Utilities board approved a quarterly dividend of 36.75c per share, payable on March 28 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 1. The March 2013 dividend represents a 7.1% increase over NU’s previous quarterly dividend level of 34c per share.

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3M Co. (NYSE:MMM): Current Price $102.78

3M Co. (NYSE:MMM): 3M Company raises dividend 8% to 63.5c per share from 59c per share. The board of 3M declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 63.5c per share for Q1, an 8% increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2012. The dividend is payable on March 12, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15.

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Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCB): Current Price $17.05

Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCB): Fox Chase Bancorp increases dividend to 6c from 4c per share. Dividend payable on March 5 to stockholders of record as of February 19.

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