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was higher after the commercial-finance company said it will pay a quarterly cash dividend of 49 cents a share. The dividend, the company's first, will be paid on or about March 31 to shareholders of record March 3.

Shares of CapitalSource gained 19 cents, or 0.8%, to $23.04.

Hanover Insurance

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slipped on news the company was transferring the renewal rights for a block of personal policies to Proformance Insurance, a division of

National Atlantic Holdings

( NAHC).

Under the agreement, Hanover will transfer the renewal rights for about 16,000 policies in its sponsored markets and other previously discontinued businesses. Hanover Insurance fell $1, or 2.1%, to $46.01.

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declined after the company said it named Jerold H. Rubinstein as its new chairman. He has been on the board for 15 years.

Frank Holmes, the former chairman, is keeping the post of chief executive. Shares of the investment advisory firm were down 54 cents, or 3.1%, at $16.91.



saw its shares rise ahead of its quarterly earnings report. The provider of identity-theft protection and credit-management services will release its results after the close of trading. Shares of Intersections were gaining 23 cents, or 2.7%, to $8.70.