Dividend Announcements

Toyota's $40 billion cash pile draws calls for new plants, higher dividends

2:20 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Toyota President Akio Toyoda, whose company has accumulated a cash pile of almost $40 billion, is facing calls to put that money to better use. The world's largest carmaker is seeing profits surge as the yen weakens and demand rises in the United States and China. The company will probably report on Tuesday net income quadrupled to 434.3 billion yen ($4.3 billion) last quarter, according to a Bloomberg survey of analysts.... Read More »


GM to pay first dividend in 6 years

5:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
General Motors will pay the first quarterly dividend on its common stock in almost six years, marking another step in the recovery from its 2009 bankruptcy. Separately, GM named Chuck Stevens as CFO to replace Dan Ammann, who became the automaker's president Wednesday.... Read More »


Ford lifts dividend 25% to 12.5 cents a share

8:21 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2014
Ford boosted its quarterly dividend for common and Class B stock by 25 percent to 12.5 cents a share. A year ago, the payout doubled to 10 cents a share.... Read More »


Group 1 raises dividend 6%

11:46 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2013
Group 1 Automotive, the nation's fourth-largest dealership, raised its quarterly cash dividend by 6 percent, or 1 cent per share.... Read More »


Ford targets higher capital spending, dividend boost by mid-decade

1:17 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2013
Ford Motor today laid out a more ambitious mid-decade plan that includes a higher dividend and a 25 percent increase in capital spending, to take advantage of growing automotive demand worldwide.... Read More »


Penske boosts dividend ahead of Q2 earnings

12:26 pm U.S. ET | July 17, 2013
Penske Automotive Group raised its quarterly dividend 7 percent for the second straight quarter this year, to 16 cents per share from 15 cents, the company said today. The dividend is payable on Sept. 3 to shareholders of record on Aug. 12.... Read More »


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