Altria Group (NYSE:MO) voted to increase Altria's regular quarterly dividend by 8.2% to $0.66 per common share versus the previous rate of $0.61 per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on October 10, 2017, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2017. The ex-dividend date is September 14, 2017.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has increased the quarterly cash dividend by eight percent from 53 cents per share to 57 cents per share and declared a quarterly cash dividend of 57 cents per share, payable September 22, 2017, to shareholders of record September 8, 2017. The annualized cash dividend correspondingly increases from $2.12 per share to $2.28 per share.
Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) approved a five percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.44 (forty-four cents) per share on the Company's common stock. This dividend, which represents a cash dividend of $1.76 per share on an annualized basis, is payable September 29, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 5, 2017.
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.425 per share payable September 22, 2017 to stockholders of record on September 8, 2017.
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday, Aug. 25, of $0.395 per share, payable Oct. 2, 2017, to shareowners of record as of Sept. 8, 2017.
The Board of Directors of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.5425 per share, payable on October 31, 2017, to shareholders of record on September 29, 2017.
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