CenterPoint Energy Inc., Houston, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20.25 cents per common share, payable Dec. 10 to shareholders of record on Nov. 16.
Techne Corp., Minneapolis, declared a dividend of 30 cents per share, payable Nov. 19 to shareholders of record on Nov. 5. Techne's board of directors also authorized repurchase of an additional $100 million of common stock in connection with its ongoing share repurchase program, which does not have an expiration date. Including the above amount, the total share repurchase authorization remaining is about $127 million. The share repurchase will be funded with a portion of the company's existing cash and available-for-sale investments.
TCF Financial Corp., Wayzata, declared a quarterly cash dividend of 5 cents per common share, payable Nov. 30 to stockholders of record on Nov. 15. At Sept. 30, there were 163.2 million common shares outstanding.
Polaris Industries Inc., Medina, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 37 per share, payable Dec.17 to shareholders of record on Nov. 30.