This morning, Williams (NYSE:WMB) declared its quarterly dividend of 40.25 cents per share, an increase of about 6% over its prior dividend. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 4.1% going forward. Shares of WMB were lower with the markets today, falling 1.2% so far.
In other dividend news, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) maintained its quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share. Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) maintained its quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share. Pepco Holdings (NYSE:POM) maintained its quarterly dividend of 27 cents per share. And Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) maintained its quarterly dividend of 8.5 cents per share.
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