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 (POM) maintained its quarterly dividend of 27 cents per share. And Peabody Energy (BTU) maintained its quarterly dividend of 8.5 cents per share.
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