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2012-12-10 08:23:59

AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, announced today that on December 7, 2012 the Board of Directors adopted a dividend policy under which they intend to pay an annual dividend. The initial annual dividend rate declared was $0.02 per share. In addition, the Board of Directors declared a special dividend of $0.35 per share. Both the initial dividend under the annual dividend policy...

2012-12-07 20:21:45

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has declared effective the Form 10 Registration Statement filed by AbbVie Inc., its research-based pharmaceuticals business. Abbott expects to complete the separation of AbbVie on Jan. 1, 2013. On Nov. 28, 2012, Abbott's board of directors approved the separation of AbbVie, and declared a special dividend distribution of one share of AbbVie common stock for...

2012-12-07 16:22:58

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced that its Executive Committee, acting on behalf of Expedia's Board of Directors, has declared a special cash dividend of $0.52 per share of outstanding common stock to be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 17, 2012, with a payment date of December 28, 2012. Based on Expedia's current shares of common stock outstanding, we estimate the total payment for this special dividend...

2012-12-07 16:22:25

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) announced today that its board of directors declared a special cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company's common stock payable on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 19, 2012. The special dividend is in addition to the Company's regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share that was declared on November 13, 2012 and is also payable on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of...

2012-12-06 20:21:58

UNION CITY, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share on its outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable on December 28, 2012 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on December 17, 2012. The total special cash dividend payout is expected to be approximately $22...

2012-12-06 16:24:21

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a special cash dividend of $0.40 per share on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2012. Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating, through its subsidiaries, behavioral health facilities, acute care hospitals, and ambulatory centers throughout the United States,...

2012-12-06 16:23:04

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing Growth and Value Plan to generate shareholder value, The McGraw-Hill Companies' Board of Directors (NYSE: MHP) today approved a special dividend in the amount of $2.50 per share on the Corporation's common stock, payable on December 27, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 18, 2012. This special dividend payment supersedes the Company's previously announced plans to repurchase up to $200 million of stock during the...

2012-12-06 08:22:30

FORT LEE, N.J., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: ERSO) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special dividend of $0.20 per share and a regular dividend of $0.025 per share. The cash dividends are payable on December 28, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 18, 2012. The Board of Directors intends to review its dividend policy on a quarterly basis and make its determination based on profitability, free cash...

2012-12-05 16:27:19

MOUNT GILEAD, N.C., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McRae Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MRINA and MRINB) declared a dividend of $.59 (which includes a special dividend of $.50 per share) per share on the Company's Class A and Class B Common Stock payable on December 27, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 20, 2012. SOURCE McRae Industries, Inc.

2012-12-05 16:23:27

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) has declared a special cash dividend of $2.00 per share on the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, payable on December 28, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 17, 2012. The special dividend payment, which is expected to be funded from the Company's excess cash on hand, is in addition to the previously announced quarterly dividend of $0.125...