Magellan Midstream Partners Raises Distribution

Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE: MMP  ) has added a little extra to its shareholder payout. The company declared a new distribution of $0.5075 per unit, or 1.5% higher than the previous disbursement of $0.50 handed out in February. The new payout will be distributed on May 15 to shareholders of record as of May 8.

In the press release announcing the move, Magellan pointed out that this is the its 44th distribution increase since 2001, the year it went public.

The new dividend annualizes to $2.03 per share. That yields 3.7% at Magellan's current stock price of $54.18.

The company will unveil its Q1 results in a conference call before the market opens on Thursday, May 2.

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