AT&T (T) announced a 2.20% increase in its cash dividends for common stockholders. The quarterly dividend increases from $0.46 to $0.47. The dividend is payable on Feb 2, 2015 to shareholders of record as of Jan 9, 2015. The ex-div date is Jan 7th.
The new dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.88 per share, up from $1.84. The forward yield based on current price is 5.6%. My portfolio consists of 40 shares of AT&T and the new increase bumps up my annual dividends from $73.60 to $75.20.