TL carriers had a history of paying special dividends
when the top-end of the capital gains tax rate was 15 percent between the years of 2004 and 2012.
The 2018 final and special dividends
recommended were approved by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on April 25 and the payment made on April 30 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on March 22.
Both the regular and special dividends
will be paid on 2 July 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business on 18 June 2019.
Including the dividends declared today, ProAssurance will have returned approximately $2.1 billion to shareholders in the past eleven years through a combination of share repurchases and regular and special dividends
. During that time we have also successfully deployed approximately $750 million in strategic acquisitions to position the company for the future.
"Generous payouts have been topped up by big exchange rate gains between January and June and very large special dividends
Including these dividends, ProAssurance will have returned approximately USD1.7 billion to shareholders in the past decade through a combination of share repurchase and regular and special dividends
(NYSE: PTP) has declared common and special dividends
in connection with its pending acquisition by a wholly-owned subsidiary of RenaissanceRe, the company said on Tuesday.
Flush with cash, a record 103 companies have announced this quarter they will pay special dividends
before the end of the year, when a steep tax hike to 43.4 percent from 15 percent on dividend payments could come into effect -- barring a deal over the so-called fiscal cliff.
The combination of a possible hike in the federal tax on dividends and the boatloads of cash held by corporations is leading to a proliferation in one-time special dividends
being paid to investors, Businessweek reports.
The airline is offering its Silver, Gold, Platinum and Chairman's preferred members' numerous opportunities to earn special dividends
on flying with the airline and partner airlines.
Vanselow said 'We consider everything-dividends, progressive dividends, special dividends
will pay special dividends
totaling 43.6 billion yen to policyholders of its predecessor Kyoei Life Insurance Co., sources familiar with the matter said Saturday.