Nutrition and weight loss product maker HerbaLife said Aug. 1 it will pay shareholders a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on Aug. 29 to holders of record on Aug. 15. That gives HerbaLife a yield of around 1.5%.
Not all consumer stocks have raised their dividends, but many maintained the cash they paid their shareholders recently.
Home improvement retailers
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maintained their quarterly dividends of 14 cents and 25 cents per share, respectively;
maintained their quarterly dividends of 29 cents, 4 cents and 34.5 cents per share, respectively; media companies
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maintained their quarterly payouts of 10 cents and 23.5 cents per share, respectively; and restaurant operators
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maintained their quarterly dividends of 13 cents and 2 cents per share, respectively.
United Parcel Service
all maintained their dividend payments.
Written by Miriam Marcus Reimer in New York.
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