American Capital Agency Corporation (NASDAQ:AGNC) maintained its quarterly dividend of 1 dollar and 40 cents per share. The dividend is payable on January 27, 2012 to common shareholders of record as of December 22, 2011 , with an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2011. Based on the current share price, the dividend represents an annualized yield of 19.3 percent.
Shares are tradying higher by 0.90 of a percent.
In other dividend news, JP Morgan Chase & Company (NYSE:JPM) maintained its quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share. US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) maintained its quarterly dividend of 12.5 cents per share.
Among dividend increases, WD Forty Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) announced its quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share, an increase of about 7% over its prior dividend in October of 27 cents. .
Among dividend reductions, Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) announced its quarterly dividend of 43 cents per share, a decrease of about 2% from its prior dividend in September of 44 cents.
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