Dividend Changes to Know Now: Rollins, Comerica, Realty Income, Praxair, RPC

Rollins Inc. (NYSE:ROL): Rollins raises dividend by 12.5% to 9c per share from 8c per share. Rollins announced that the board approved a 12.5% increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend. The increased regular quarterly cash dividend of 9c per share will be payable March 8 to stockholders of record at the close of business February 8.

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Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA): Comerica increases dividend 13% to 17c. The Board of Directors of Comerica Incorporated increased the quarterly cash dividend for common stock 13% to 17c per share. The dividend is payable April 1 to common stock shareholders of record on March 15.

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Realty Income Corp. (NYSE:O): Realty Income increases monthly dividend 19.2%. Realty Income Corporation announced its board has declared an increase in the company’s common stock monthly cash dividend to 18.09167c per share from 15.175c per share. The dividend is payable on February 15 to shareholders of record as of February 1. The new dividend amount represents an annualized increase of 35c per share, or 19.2%, to $2.171 per share, as compared to the previous annualized dividend amount of $1.821 per share. The company continues its long-term policy of declaring and paying dividends on a monthly, rather than on a quarterly, basis.

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Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): Praxair increases quarterly dividend by 9%. The board has increased the quarterly dividend to 60c from 55c. The dividend is payable on March 15 to shareholders of record on March 7.

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RPC Inc. (NYSE:RES): RPC, Inc. announces 25% increase in quarterly dividend to 10c per share. RPC announced that its Board of Directors declared a 25% increase to the regular quarterly cash dividend from 8c per share to 10c per share payable March 8 to common stockholders of record at the close of business on February 8.

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