Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) has approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share payable on April 28, 2017 to holders of record on March 31, 2017.
Eaton ( ETN ) declared a five percent increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.57 per ordinary share to $0.60 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable March 17, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2017.
The Xcel Energy ( XEL ) raised the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock from 34 cents per share to 36 cents per share, which is equivalent to an annual rate of $1.44 per share. The Board declared the first quarter common stock dividend payable April 20, 2017, to shareholders of record on March 15, 2017.
The Macquarie Infrastructure board of directors authorized a cash dividend of $1.31 per share, or $5.24 annualized, for the fourth quarter of 2016. The dividend will be payable March 8, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 3, 2017. The payment represents a 13.9% increase over the dividend paid for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Assured Guaranty ( AGO ) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1425 per common share, an increase of nearly 10% from the quarterly dividend of $0.13 per common share that was declared on November 2, 2016. Assured Guaranty has raised its quarterly dividend for six consecutive years, bringing the total increase to 217% since its November 2011 dividend payment.The dividend is payable on March 22, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 8, 2017.
Deere & Company ( DE ) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.60 per share on common stock, payable May 1, 2017, to stockholders of record on March 31, 2017.