Minnesota company news roundup

  • Updated: August 21, 2013 - 7:31 PM


Best Buy Co. Inc., Richfield, declared a quarterly dividend of 17 cents per share, payable Oct. 1 to shareholders of record on Sept. 10.


Valspar Corp., Minneapolis, declared a quarterly dividend of 23 cents per share, payable Sept. 16 to shareholders of record on Sept. 3.


Xcel Energy Inc., Minneapolis, declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share, payable Oct. 20 to shareholders of record on Sept. 19.


New Products

Imation Corp., Oakdale, said the IronKey Workspace W500 has been certified by Microsoft for Windows To Go. IronKey Workspace W500 is a high-security platform for Windows To Go deployment in enterprises and government organizations. IronKey is computer flash drive that features hardware encryption and a rugged metal enclosure, with enterprise-grade deployment and device management options.


Capella Education Co., Minneapolis, entered an education alliance with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. The Illinois-based nonprofit health care company has more than 17,000 associates, 3,500 physicians and 600 employed physicians. Wheaton associates and their family members will be eligible for reduced tuition at Capella University.


Polaris Industries Inc., Medina, announced an Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program in conjunction with release of three new premium motorcycles under the Indian Motorcycle brand. The assurance program includes service, financing and roadside assistance.

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