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  • Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Mon Jan 24, 2011 - 0 comments
    Jan 24, 2011 7:58 PM | about stocks: AOS, LNT, PCAR
    Directors of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.14 per share on Common Stock and Class A Common Stock. The dividend is payable on Feb. 15 to shareholders of record Jan. 31.
    A. O. Smith Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of water heating equipment and electric motors for the residential, commercial, and industrial end markets in the United States and internationally.
    Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) announced quarterly dividends on common stock were declared by the Board of Directors. The common stock dividend is $.4250 per share payable on February 15, 2011, to shareowners of record on close of business January 31, 2011. Board has approved a 12 cent increase in the annual common stock target dividend to $1.70 per share. This 7.6 percent increase places the dividend within our targeted payout ratio range of 60 to 70 percent of utility earnings. Dividends on common stock have been paid for 261 consecutive quarters since 1946.
    Alliant Energy is an energy-services provider with subsidiaries serving approximately 1 million electric and over 412,000 natural gas customers. 
    PACCAR Inc’s (Nasdaq:PCAR) Board of Directors declared declared a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of twelve cents ($.12) per share, payable on March 7, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 17, 2011. 
    PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light- medium-, and heavy-duty trucks 
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