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American Eagle Outfitters Makes It 37 in a Row

By Rich Duprey - Sep 3, 2013 at 11:38PM

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The teen retailer raised the payout to investors by nearly 14% last quarter.

Teen retailer American Eagle Outfitters (AEO 3.13%) announced today its third-quarter dividend of $0.125 per share, the same rate it paid last quarter after raising the payout nearly 14% from $0.11 per share. The retailer accelerated the first quarter dividend payment into 2012.

The board of directors said the quarterly dividend is payable on October 16 to holders of record at the close of business on October 2. The payment marks American Eagle's 37th consecutive payout to investors. The regular dividend payment equates to a $0.50-per-share annual dividend, yielding 3.5% based on the closing price today of American Eagle Outfitters' stock.

AEO Dividend Chart

AEO Dividend data by YCharts. Chart reflects special dividend of $1.50 per share paid in December, 2012.

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