Johnson & Johnson Keeps Dividend Steady

Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ  ) announced its fourth-quarter dividend of $0.66 per share, the same rate it's paid for the past two quarters after raising the payout 8% from $0.61 per share.

The board of directors said the quarterly dividend is payable on Dec. 10 to the holders of record at the close of business on Nov. 26. The regular dividend payment equates to a $2.64-per-share annual dividend, yielding 2.9% based on the current price of Johnson & Johnson's stock.

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  • Report this Comment On October 20, 2013, at 10:06 PM, AirborneRanger75 wrote:

    Income stream from dividends is cool, so are currencies, commodities, REITs, and the list goes on, and on, and on. I have lived through many dark, emotionally and financially bleak valleys, yet we always pull through. I do believe times will become tougher, costing our nation big time, but not our complete downfall. Granted there is an army of doom-n-gloomers firing salvo, after salvo of negative, counter-productive, counter-intuitive, this-is-the-end war chant. Since I was 14, an age I began to dabble in securities, commodities, currencies through an account my friend's father had; however, he rarely used it, so I piggy-backed on it, thus began my lifelong affair with investing. The pioneering, entrepreneurial spirit of our nation is still there, it's just that, we as a nation have lost focus and have lost sight of who we are. We are a resilient, adaptive, inventive nation and overcome we will. Doom-n-gloom sells ad space, air-time, spikes ratings, readership, viewership, helps with one's company evals for raises, bonuses, promotions, accolades thus padding one's resume in the process. I have yet to read an article, view a report that does not pander to the camera, the pen, the keyboard, nor to the general gloom of the times. While I wholeheartedly agree these are hard times I cannot bring myself to jump on the doom-wagon, I sincerely believe in us, we the people. Corny as it sounds, it is the truth.I am babbling again, my apologies, but keep the faith. Food 4 Thought. Health, happiness and much success to all. Hooah!

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