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Microsoft to raise dividend

Microsoft Corp. is ramping up its dividend for the first time in two years as it prepared to borrow billions of dollars. Its board of directors agreed on a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share, an increase of 3 cents or 23 percent over the prior quarter’s dividend. Get the full story »

Walgreens raises its quarterly dividend

Walgreen Co. on Wednesday raised its quarterly dividend 27 percent to 17.5 cents a share, topping its compound annual dividend growth rate of 24 percent in the past six years. Last year, the drugstore chain raised its dividend 22 percent and set a long-term dividend payout target of 30 percent to 35 percent of net earnings. Get the full story »