Dividend Increases for 8/8 Thursday

CCOI (Cogent Communication) Raises Quarterly Dividend 3.7%

Cogent Communication declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share, or $0.56 annualized. This is a 3.7% increase from the prior dividend of $0.135.

The dividend will be payable on September 25, 2013, to stockholders of record on September 5, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of September 3, 2013.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.9 percent.

HSH (Hillshire Brands) Raises Quarterly Dividend 40%

Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per share, or $0.7 annualized. This is a 40% increase from the prior dividend of $0.125.

The dividend will be payable on October 7, 2013, to stockholders of record on September 3, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of August 29, 2013.

The annual yield on the dividend is 2.1 percent.

LEG (Leggett & Platt, Inc) Raises Quarterly Dividend 3.4%

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE: LEG) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, or $1.2 annualized. This is a 3.4% increase from the prior dividend of $0.29.

The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2013, to stockholders of record on September 13, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of September 11, 2013.

The annual yield on the dividend is 3.9 percent.

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