Financial services specialist Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced yesterday its third-quarter dividend of $0.10 per share, the same rate it's paid since 2007.

The board of directors said the quarterly dividend is payable on Sept. 6 to the holders of record at the close of business on Aug. 23. The financial services company has made quarterly payouts to investors since 1981. 

The regular dividend payment equates to a $0.40-per-share annual dividend, yielding 1.4% based on the closing price of Heartland Financial USA's stock on July 17.

HTLF Dividend Chart

HTLF Dividend data by YCharts