This afternoon, Stonemor Partners (NYSE:STON) declared its quarterly distribution of 60 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders the prior quarter. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 9.4% going forward. Shares of Stonemor were higher on Wednesday, picking up 0.3% so far.
In other dividend news, Metlife (NYSE:MET) maintained its quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share. Exelon (NYSE:EXC) maintained its quarterly dividend of 31 cents per share. And BB&T (NYSE:BBT) maintained its quarterly dividend of 23 cents per share.
Among dividend increases, Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) announced its quarterly dividend of 11.5 cents per share, an increase of 15% over its prior dividend.
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