January 22, 2013 at 17:48 PM EST
Dividend Payout Changes for Jan.22

The following companies announced a change in their dividend payouts today.

Companies Increasing Dividend Payouts
BB&T Corp (BBT) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.80 to $.92. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $30.85, is 2.98%. BBT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) has raised its annual dividend payout from $1.20 to $1.22. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $35.46, is 3.44%. BHB is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) has raised its annual dividend payout from $7.29 to $9.26. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $79.66, is 11.62%. BPT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars.

Comerica (CMA) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.60 to $.68. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $33.79, is 2.01%. CMA is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Canadian National Railway (CNI) has raised its annual dividend payout from $1.50 to $1.72. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $94.44, is 1.82%. CNI is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Cobiz Financial (COBZ) has raised its annual dividend payout from $0.08 to $0.12. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $7.66, is 1.57%. COBZ is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars.

First Community Bancshares (FCBC) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.44 to $.48. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $16.12, is .98%. FCBC is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars.

The Geo Group, Inc. (GEO) has raised its annual dividend payout from $0.80 to $2.00. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $32.46, is 6.16%. GEO is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Global Partners L.P. (GLP) has raised its annual dividend payout from $2.13 to $2.28. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $29.96, is 7.61%. GLP is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.66 to $.67. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $24.38, is 2.75%. HCSG is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Hugoton Royalty Trust (HGT) has raised its annual dividend payout from $0.71 to $0.79. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $8.81, is 8.97%. HGT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3 out of 5 stars.

LRR Energy L.P. (LRE) has raised its annual dividend payout from $1.91 to $1.92. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $18.74, is 10.25%. LRE is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Herman Miller (MLHR) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.36 to $.50. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $23.54, is 2.12%. MLHR is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP) has raised its annual dividend payout from $1.94 to $2.00. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $48.79, is 4.10%. MMP is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Mesa Royalty Trust Units Ben Int (MTR) has raised its annual dividend payout from $1.62 to $1.98. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $23.83, is 8.31%. MTR is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3 out of 5 stars.

Oneok Partners L.P. (OKS) has raised its annual dividend payout from $2.74 to $2.84. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $59.86, is 4.74%. OKS is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Rollins Corp (ROL) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.32 to $.36. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $24.29, is 1.48%. ROL is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

San Juan Basin Royalty Trust (SJT) has raised its annual dividend payout from $0.33 to $0.55. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $15.96, is 3.45%. SJT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars.

Wells Fargo (WFC) has raised its annual dividend payout from $.88 to $1.00. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $35.04, is 2.85%. WFC is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Companies Reducing Dividend Payouts

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust Units (CRT) has reduced its annual dividend payout from $2.62 to $1.89. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $31.72, is 5.96%. CRT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars.

Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) has reduced its annual dividend payout from $1.67 to $1.50. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $17.13, is 8.76%. NDRO is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars.

Permian Basin Royalty Trust Units Ben. Int. (PBT) has reduced its annual dividend payout from $0.66 to $0.60. The new dividend yield, based on today’s closing stock price of $14.23, is 4.22%. PBT is not a “Recommended” stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars.

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