American Electric increases dividend by 6% to 53c The board American Electric Power declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 53c a share on the company's common stock, increasing the dividend 6% from the previous 50c a share. The dividend is payable December 10 to shareholders of record as of November 10.
J.M. Smucker authorizes 5M additional share repurchases The Board increased the company's share repurchase authorization by 5M common shares. Therefore, the company has a total of approximately 10M common shares available for repurchase under its Board authorizations. Future share repurchases will occur at management's discretion, and there is no guarantee as to the exact number of shares that will be repurchased.