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2012-12-04 16:23:25

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a special one-time dividend of 28 cents per share on common stock, to be paid in cash on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 14, 2012. Today's announcement will not affect the previously announced fourth quarter dividend payable on December 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on November 14, 2012. Nor will it impact the company's dividend plans for 2013. "By issuing this...

2012-12-04 08:21:37

MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 9, 2012, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on December 14, 2012, to shareholders of record on November 23, 2012. The company also announced a special dividend of $0.50 per share which is in addition to the previously announced quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share. The payment date for the special dividend is December 28, 2012, to...

2012-11-30 08:23:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) today announced that, pursuant to the authorization of the Company's Board of Directors, on November 29, 2012, the Company gave notice to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the Trustee under the Indenture, dated July 27, 2010 (the "Indenture"), governing the Company's 8.750% Senior Secured First Lien Notes (the "Notes") due 2017, of its intention to redeem a portion of the remaining Notes...

2012-11-29 16:28:56

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Tellabs Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 21 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 14. The special dividend is in addition to a stock repurchase announced on Nov. 20. Tellabs intends to repurchase its common stock under an existing Board of Directors authorization, previously announced on Nov. 8, 2007. The company may repurchase up to $224.6...

2012-11-29 16:25:52

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mastech Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH), a national provider of Information Technology and Specialized Healthcare staffing services, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special one-time cash dividend of $2.00 per share of common stock, payable on December 21, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of December 20, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100507/NE01385LOGO ) As a result of the Board's review of...

2012-11-28 16:25:44

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that its board of directors has approved the separation of its research-based pharmaceuticals business, which will be known as AbbVie Inc., and declared a special dividend distribution of all of the outstanding shares of AbbVie common stock. For every 1 share of Abbott common shares held, Abbott shareholders will receive 1 share of AbbVie common stock. No fractional shares of AbbVie will be issued....

2012-11-28 12:27:54

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS), (the "Company" or "KapStone") announced today that its Board of Directors approved a $2.00 per share special cash dividend. The dividend payout will total approximately $95 million based on the current shares outstanding. Roger W. Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company commented, "Given the uncertain tax environment, we believe that it is prudent to return to our...

2012-11-28 08:25:08

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) announced a special cash dividend of $0.47 per common share, payable December 26, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2012. The total special dividend payout is estimated to be $15 million to be paid from cash on hand. In addition, the Company announced the completion of the sale of real property owned in Miami, Florida. The Company received consideration of...

2012-11-19 12:22:53

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) recently declared regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share and a special dividend of $3.75 per share will both be payable on December 12, 2012, to stockholders of record on November 29, 2012. Note: This record date has been amended from the November 26, 2012 date announced earlier this morning in a company press release. Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Westlake Chemical Corporation is a...

2012-11-19 08:23:39

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that its Management Board has declared a special dividend of $2.75 per share payable Dec. 11, 2012 to shareholders of record on Nov. 19, 2012, and an interim dividend of $0.40 per share payable Dec. 11, 2012 to shareholders of record on Nov. 19, 2012. The company announced on Oct. 26 that its Supervisory Board had authorized the Management Board to declare the special dividend and...