Dividend Changes to Know Now: National Penn Bancshares, Visa, Wynn Resorts, MSC Industrial Direct, Home Bancshares

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National Penn Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:NPBC): National Penn Bancshares raises quarterly dividend to 10c from 9c per share. The cash dividend will be paid November 16 to shareholders of record as of November 3.

Visa, Inc. (NYSE:V): Visa increases dividend rate 50% to 33c per share. Visa announced that its board of directors had declared a 50% increase in the quarterly dividend aggregate amount on its class A common stock from 22c per share to 33c per share, payable on December 4 to all holders of record of the Company’s class A, class B and class C common stock as of November 16.

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Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): Wynn Resorts plans to increase quarterly dividend to $1.00 per share in 2013.

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (NYSE:MSM): MSC Industrial increases dividend 20% to 30c. MSC Industrial announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 30c per share, representing a 20% increase from 25c per share, in the regular quarterly dividend. The 30c dividend is payable on November 21 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7.

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (NASDAQ:HOMB): Home Bancshares increases dividend 8% to 13c. Home BancShares’s parent company of Centennial Bank, board of directors declared a regular 13c per share quarterly cash dividend payable December 5 to shareholders of record November 14. This cash dividend represents a 5c per share, or 62.5%, increase over the 8c cash dividend paid during 4Q11 and is an 8% increase over the cash dividend paid during Q3.

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