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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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DryShips Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

DryShips Inc., said that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $ 0.20 per common share, payable July 31st, 2007, to stockholders of record as of July 16 , 2007. This is the ninth consecutive quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share declared by the company since its listing on the NASDAQ Global Market in February 2005.

ENSCO International Incorporated Announces Cash Dividend

ENSCO International Incorporated announced that the company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share of ENSCO common stock. The cash dividend will be paid on December 15, 2004, to stockholders of record on November 30, 2004.

Caterpillar Maintains Dividend Rate

The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 20. "I am pleased to announce that we are maintaining Caterpillar’s dividend,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. “Caterpillar’s strong dividend history is the result of our continued financial strength and strong operational performance. Caterpillar has paid higher dividends to its stockholders for 21 consecutive years, and since 1998, the company’s cash dividend has more than tripled. Including the announcement today, Caterpillar has paid a cash dividend every year since the company was formed and has paid a quarterly dividend since 1933.

Caterpillar Maintains Dividend Rate

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The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy-seven cents ($0.77) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 26, 2015. “I am pleased to announce we are maintaining Caterpillar’s dividend,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. “Even in this challenging environment, where we are aggressively moving to reduce our cost structure to match our current business outlook, we remain committed to rewarding stockholders through the cycles.

Caterpillar Maintains Dividend Rate

Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Photo credit Caterpillar

The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy-seven cents ($0.77) per share of common stock, payable May 20, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 25, 2016. "Caterpillar’s balance sheet remains strong, and I'm pleased to announce we're maintaining our dividend despite continuing difficult marketplace conditions. We've taken actions to further strengthen our competitive position…

Caterpillar Maintains Dividend Rate

Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Photo credit Caterpillar

The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy-seven cents ($0.77) per share of common stock, payable August 20, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 20, 2016. “Our balance sheet and operational performance are strong, even after several years of challenging market conditions. We are maintaining an attractive dividend for our stockholders and positioning the company for growth once our markets rebound," said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman.

Ryder Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock, to be paid on December 11, 2009, to shareholders of record on November 16, 2009. This is Ryder's 133rd consecutive quarterly cash dividend -- marking more than 33 years of dividend payments. (www.ryder.com)  

GlobalSantaFe Board Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend

GlobalSantaFe Corporation announced that its board of directors has approved a regular cash dividend of $0.05 per ordinary share. This dividend is payable on January 15, 2004, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 31, 2003.

Omega Navigation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend with respect to the fourth quarter of 2007 of $0.50 per common share payable March 3, 2008 to stockholders of record on February 21, 2008. This is the seventh consecutive dividend of $0.50 per share paid to investors since the Company went public in April, 2006.

DHT Adjusts Senior Notes Conversion Price

DHT Holdings, Inc. announced that, in connection with the cumulative effect of the previously announced (i) cash dividend of $0.02 per share of common stock paid on November 26, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on November 20, 2014, (ii) cash dividend of $0.05 per share of common stock paid on February 19, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 10, 2015 and (iii) cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock to be paid on May 22, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 13, 2015, the Conversion Price of the Company's 4.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") was adjusted, effective May 11, 2015.

Conrad: Special Cash Dividend of $2 per share

Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $2.00 per common share. The special cash dividend is payable to shareholders of record on December 24, 2012, and is expected to be paid on or about December 31, 2012. Conrad Industries, Inc., established in 1948 and headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries, liftboats, barges, offshore supply vessels and other steel and aluminum products for both the commercial and government markets. The company provides both repair and new construction services at its four shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas.

Diamond Offshore Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock, payable on March 1, 2006 to shareholders of record on February 3, 2006. In addition, the Board declared a special cash dividend of $1.50 per share of common stock, payable on March 1, 2006 to shareholders of record on February 3, 2006. The Board of Directors may, in subsequent years, consider paying additional annual special dividends, in amounts to be determined, if it believes that the company's financial position, earnings outlook, capital spending plans and other relevant factors warrant such action at that time. (Source: Houston Chronicle)

Dun & Bradstreet Declares Quarterly Dividend

  Dun & Bradstreet, world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 per share. This quarterly cash dividend is payable on September 12, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 27, 2014.

Teekay Tankers Declares Dividend

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The board of directors for Teekay Tankers Ltd. has declared a cash dividend of $0.09 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.   The cash dividend is payable on June 3, 2016 to all shareholders of record as at May 30, 2016.

Teekay Declares Dividend

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Teekay Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE:TK) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.055 per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2016. The cash dividend is payable on February 15, 2017 to all shareholders of record as at January 27, 2017.  

Omega Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc. a provider of global marine transportation services focusing on product tankers announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend with respect to the second quarter of 2007 of $0.50 per common share, payable August 31, 2007 to stockholders of record on August 17, 2007.

Tsakos Energy Semi-Annual Cash Dividend

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) (NYSE:TNP) announced that its Board of Directors has declared the company’s initial cash dividend for the fiscal year 2009 of $0.30 per common share, payable October 29, 2009 to stockholders of record on October 22, 2009. The ex-dividend date will be October 20, 2009. The current declaration represents the fifteenth consecutive semi-annual distribution since listing on the NYSE in the spring of 2002. TEN intends to continue to pay cash dividends representing between one-quarter and one-half of ordinary net income. Such payments are subject to the discretion of the Board of Directors and depend on available cash…

Caterpillar Increases Dividend Rate 10%

The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend by 10 percent to $0.77 per share of common stock, payable August 20, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 20, 2015. "This 10 percent dividend increase is another example of our commitment to deliver superior returns to stockholders through the ups and downs of the industries we serve. Our strong balance sheet, cash flow and operational performance have put us in a position to reward stockholders with a higher dividend again this year," said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. "The increase is consistent with our cash deployment priorities – maintaining financial strength…

Safe Bulkers Declares Quarterly Dividend

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that the company's Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.50 per share on its 8% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares for the period from October 30, 2013 to January 29, 2014. The dividend will be paid on January 30, 2014 to all Series B preferred shareholders of record as of January 24, 2014. The company has 1,600,000 Series B Preferred Shares outstanding as of today. This is the third consecutive cash dividend the Company has declared since the commencement of trading of its Series B Preferred Shares on the New York Stock Exchange on June 19, 2013.

Safe Bulkers Declare Series B Preferred Shares Dividend

Greece-based dry bulk ship owners Safe Bulkers declares a cash dividend of $0.51111 per share on its 8.00% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares for the period from July 30, 2013 to October 29, 2013. The dividend will be paid on October 30, 2013 to all Series B preferred shareholders of record as of October 25, 2013. The Company has 1,600,000 Series B Preferred Shares outstanding to date. This is the second consecutive cash dividend the Company has declared since the commencement of trading of its Series B Preferred Shares on the New York Stock Exchange on June 19, 2013. The Company points out that the declaration and payment of dividends…

Teekay Sells FPSO, Announces Dividend Boost

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Teekay Corporation announced today that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.55 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, an increase of approximately 75 percent over the previous cash dividend of $0.31625 per share. The cash dividend is payable on July 31, 2015 to all shareholders of record as at July 17, 2015. Teekay also announced today that it will complete the sale of the Petrojarl Knarr (Knarr) floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit to Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.

Pentair Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

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Pentair plc announced that it will pay a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on November 7, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 24, 2014. Pentair had previously announced on May 20, 2014 the approval by its shareholders of an ordinary cash dividend of $1.20 per share in four equal quarterly installments of $0.30 in each of the third and fourth quarters of 2014 and the first and second quarters of 2015. Pentair paid dividends of $0.96 per share in 2013.

Euroseas to Sell $29 Million in Shares

Euroseas Ltd. has announced  that it entered into an agreement to sell 25,000 shares of its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Shares to a fund managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) and 5,700 shares to Preferred Friends Investment Company Inc, an affiliate of the company, for expected net proceeds of approximately $29 million. The company intends to use the proceeds for the acquisition of vessels and general corporate purposes. The transaction is expected to close by January 29, 2014. RMK Maritime acted as an advisor to the company in the transaction.

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