AT&T Inc Dividend Increase

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AT&T Inc (T) announced a 2.1% increase in its cash dividend! The quarterly cash dividend will increase from $0.47 to $0.48 per share and payable on Feb 01, 2016 to shareholders on record as of Jan 08, 2016 (ex-div date of Jan 6). The annual dividend rate goes up from $1.88 to $1.92. Yield going forward is 5.66%.

Our continued financial strength and outlook for strong cash flows give us the confidence to increase our dividend for the 32nd consecutive year,” said Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T.

My portfolio consists of 40 shares of AT&T, which increases my annual dividends from $75.20 to $76.80, an increase of $1.60.

AT&T (T) Dividend Increase

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.

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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.