Dividend Changes on the Week: Healthcare Services Group, Fastenal, Western Gas Partners, Weyerhaeuser, Energy Income and Growth Fund C

Healthcare Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG): Healthcare Services raises quarterly dividend to 16.5c per share. Dividend is payable on November 30 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 26.

Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST): Fastenal increases dividend to 21c per share from 19c per share. The Fastenal Company declared a dividend of 21c per share to be paid in cash on November 26 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 29.

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Western Gas Partners Lp (NYSE:WES): Western Gas Partners raises dividend 4% to 50c per share. Western Gas Partners announced that the board of directors of its general partner has declared a cash distribution of 50c per unit for Q3, representing a 4% increase. The distribution is payable on November 13 to unitholders of record at the close of business on October 31.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY): Weyerhaeuser increases dividend 13% to 17c per share. Weyerhaeuser Company announced that its board of directors has authorized a 13% increase in the company’s regular quarterly cash dividend, to 17c per share from 15c. The dividend is payable November 30 to shareholders of record at the close of business November 9.

Energy Income and Growth Fund C (AMEX:FEN): First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund increases dividend 1c to 50c per share. First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund increased its regularly scheduled quarterly distribution to 50c per share from 49c per share. The distribution will be payable on October 31 to shareholders of record as of October 24. The ex-dividend date is expected to be October 22.

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