common stock

The atrium fountain at Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit. Photo courtesy Maia Cowan.

Compuware Declares Quarterly Dividend

On May 16, the board of directors of Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq:CPWR) declared its first quarterly cash dividend of 12.5 cents per common share, to be paid June 19, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 5.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013


ITC Holdings Corp. Declares Dividend to Shareholders

ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) announced Wednesday that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on ITC common stock of 37.75 cents a share.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013


Perrigo Announces Quarterly Dividend

Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) Thursday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 9 cents a share.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

CMS Energy Board Boosts Quarterly Dividend On Stock 6 Percent

The Board of Directors of CMS Energy increased today the quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock by 6 percent, to 25.5 cents per share, up from 24 cents per share.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

DTE Energy headquarters. (File Photo)

DTE Energy Declares Dividend

The DTE Energy board of directors has declared a dividend of 5.875 cents per share of common stock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

When Investing in Stocks, Know What You Own

So, what exactly is common stock, anyway? A surprising number of people – investors included – don’t fully understand the answer to that question.