Latest Special dividend Stories

2011-08-03 15:05:00

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) ("HollyFrontier") announced today that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend in the amount of $1.00 per share, payable on August 22, 2011 to holders of record on August 15, 2011. The Board of Directors also approved a two-for-one stock split payable in the form of a stock dividend of one share of common stock for each issued and outstanding share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on...

2011-07-29 07:01:00

VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CreditRiskMonitor (OTCQB: CRMZ) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special dividend of $0.05 per outstanding share of its common stock. The dividend will be payable on August 31, 2011 to shareholders of record of the Corporation at the close of business on August 17, 2011. Jerry Flum, CEO said, "I'm happy to announce that the Board of Directors has approved a special dividend. The Board feels that with the Company's...

2011-07-28 15:10:00

SEATTLE, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital media software and services company RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) today said that its Board of Directors has progressed far enough in its strategic review of the company's businesses and strategy to make two announcements regarding its capital structure. First, the company has declared a special dividend of $1.00 per share of its common stock, payable on August 23, 2011, to holders of record as of the close of business August 9,...

2011-07-28 05:44:00

BEIJING, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), the operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that on July 26, 2011 its Board of Directors declared a special dividend of $0.06 per ordinary share (or $0.18 per American Depositary Share) on the Company's outstanding ordinary shares. The total expense for the special dividend is...

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