With the confirmation of its 197th consecutive quarterly dividend (announced on 6 May 2021), Cooper Tire & Rubber reiterated its position as one of the most consistent dividend-payers out there. However, this time the normally prosaic dividend payment announcement statement was spiced up by a single condition.
Despite intense pressures facing the wider tyre industry, on 8 May 2020 Cooper Tire & Rubber Company maintained a long unbroken streak of quarterly dividends, when it declared a dividend of 10.5 cents per share on common stock, payable 26 June 2020 to stockholders of record at the close of business 1 June 2020. This is the 193rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
Preliminary results for the first quarter of The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company’s 2020 financial year were published today, with the company confirming its fiscal performance during the three months to 31 March was “greatly affected by the economic disruption associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.” Tyre unit volumes declined 18 per cent year-on-year to approximately 31 million units and sales dropped 16.7 per cent to around US$3.0 billion.
The Board of Directors of Trelleborg has decided to withdraw its previous dividend proposal. Instead, the Board intends to propose that the company’s Annual General Meeting – which is scheduled to take place on 23 April – resolves that no dividend be paid.
The Board of Directors of Pirelli met last Friday to take stock of the COVID-19 crisis and its detrimental effect upon global economic outlook. During the meeting, they decided the scenario that forms the basis of the 2020-2022 Industrial Plan, which Pirelli presented on 19 February, no longer applies. The Board has therefore decided to reformulate Pirelli’s targets for 2020 “in light of the elements available today” and has also cancelled the distribution of dividends for 2019 for the time being and revised its 2020 renumeration policy.
Nokian Tyres has announced a dividend of 0.79 euros per share for the 2019 financial year, paypayble 17 April 2020. In addition, the company’s Board of Directors is authorised to approve an additional dividend payment of up to 0.79 euros per share “at a later stage when Nokian Tyres is able to make a more reliable estimate on the impacts of the COVID-19 to the company’s business.” This authorisation is valid until the company’s next Annual General Meeting.
Michelin intends to reduce the dividend it pays shareholders for 2019. The tyre maker has outlined its decision, taken “in a commitment to optimally balance the interests of all its stakeholders”, to reduce the amount of the proposed dividend from the initially-announced 3.85 euros to 2 euros. Payment is scheduled for 3 July 2020.
In measures aimed at enhancing “shareholder-friendly management”, Hankook Tire intends to buy back around KRW 50 billion (£34 million) of its shares over the coming six months and will also “sharply expand” the size of its dividends. In addition, the tyre maker will form a support group for external directors and implement an electronic voting system.
Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.16 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable 2 March 2020 to shareholders of record on 3 February 2020. The payout represents an annual rate of 64 cents per share.
Attendees at the Michelin 2018 General Annual Meeting of Shareholders last Friday elected Florent Menegaux to the position of general managing partner and Yves Chapot as non-general managing partner. In each case, more than 99 per cent of voting shareholders voted in favour of the appointments.
Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.14 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable 1 June 2018 to shareholders of record on 1 May 2018. The payout represents an annual rate of $0.56 per share.
Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.14 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable 1 March 2018 to shareholders of record on 1 February 2018. The payout represents an annual rate of US$0.56 per share.
The Board of Directors of Titan International, Inc. has approved a quarterly cash dividend of US$.005 (one half cent) per common share for the fourth quarter of 2017. The cash dividend is payable Tuesday 16 January 2018 to stockholders of record on Friday 29 December 2017.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has increased the company’s quarterly common stock dividend to 14 cents per share from 10 cents per share. The 40 per cent dividend increase represents an annual rate of 44 cents per share for 2017 and 56 cents per share for 2018.