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FACTBOX-U.S. companies that have raised or reinstated dividends

 (Adds 31 companies, including McDonald's, ConocoPhillips,
Honeywell, Williams-Sonoma, Microsoft and Herman Miller)
    Oct 12 (Reuters) - As coronavirus-related lockdowns ease and
businesses reopen, some U.S. companies have decided to raise
quarterly dividends or restart those that were previously
suspended, bucking the wider trend of suspending shareholder
distribution to preserve cash.
    
 Company        New       Old       Date of  Link
                dividend  dividend  change   
 Altria Group   $0.86     $0.84     July 28             
 Inc                                         
 Ameren Corp    $0.515    $0.495    Oct. 9              
                                             
 American       $0.50     $0.45     Aug. 18  [nBwbpMGYya
 Financial                                   ]
 Group Inc                                   
                                             
 American       $0.335    $0.305    July 30             
 States Water                                
 Co                                          
 A. O. Smith    $0.26     $0.24     Oct. 12             
 Corp                                        
 Arbor Realty   $0.31     $0.30     July 31             
 Trust Inc                                   
                                             
 Atrion Corp    $1.75     $1.55     Aug. 20  [nGNX6mBTs6
                                             ]
 Badger Meter   $0.18     $0.17     Aug. 6   [nBw6dk24na
 Inc                                         ]
 B. Riley       $0.30     $0.25     July 30             
 Financial Inc                               
                                             
 Cable One Inc  $2.50     $2.25     Aug. 4   [nBw51ypdza
                                             ]
 Camping World  $0.09     $0.08     July 20             
 Holdings Inc                                
                                             
 Carlisle Cos   $0.525    $0.50     Aug. 6   [nBw4tfNRSa
 Inc                                         ]
 Conagra        $0.275    $0.2125   Oct. 1   [nFWN2GS0AR
 Brands Inc                                  ]
                                             
 ConocoPhillip  $0.43     $0.42     Oct. 9              
 s                                           
 Community      $0.42     $0.41     Aug. 19  [nBw4NCJDYa
 Bank System                                 ]
 Inc                                         
 Eagle Bancorp  $0.0975   $0.0950   July 28             
 Montana Inc                                 
                                             
 Escalade Inc   $0.14     $0.68     Aug. 6   [nPn74ZtBka
                                             ]
 Farmers &      $0.17     $0.16     Sept.               
 Merchants                          18       
 Bancorp Inc                                 
                                             
 General Mills  $0.51     $0.49     Sept.    [nL3N2GK2UI
 Inc                                23       ]
 Glacier        $0.30     $0.29     Oct. 1   [nFWN2GS15O
 Bancorp Inc                                 ]
                                             
 Greene County  $0.12     $0.11     July 22             
 Bancorp Inc                                 
                                             
 Hingham        $0.45     $0.43     Sept.    [nFWN2GK0TL
 Institution                        23       ]
 For Savings                                 
                                             
 Hershey Co*    $0.804    $0.773    July 23  [nFWN2EU0FP
                                             ]
 Honeywell      $0.93     $0.90     Sept.    [nFWN2GM05J
 International                      25       ]
 Inc                                         
 Home Federal   $0.165    $0.160    July 22             
 Bancorp Inc                                 
 of Louisiana                                
                                             
 Hunt           $0.085    $0.075    Sept.               
 Companies                          17       
 Finance Trust                               
 Inc                                         
 Idacorp Inc    $0.71     $0.67     Sept.               
                                    17       
 Illinois Tool  $1.14     $1.07     Aug. 7   [nGNX1hX9wL
 Works Inc                                   ]
                                             
 J.M. Smucker   $0.90     $0.88     July 21             
 Co                                          
 KB Home        $0.15     $0.09     Oct. 8              
                                             
 Kilroy Realty  $0.50     $0.485    Aug. 26             
 Corp                                        
 Lam Research   $1.30     $1.15     Aug. 27  [nFWN2FT136
 Corp                                        ]
 Lowe's Cos     $0.60     $0.55     Aug. 21             
 Inc                                         
 Mannatech Inc  $0.16     $0.125    Aug. 28             
                                             
 Martin         $0.57     $0.55     Aug. 13  [nGNX1pC2CZ
 Marietta                                    ]
 Materials Inc                               
                                             
 McDonald's     $1.29     $1.25     Oct. 8   [nL1N2GY28E
 Corp                                        ]
 MGE Energy     $0.37     $0.3525   July 17             
 Inc                                         
 Microsoft      $0.56     $0.51     Sept.               
 Corp                               15       
 Mondelez       $0.315    $0.285    July 28             
 International                               
 Inc                                         
 MSCI Inc       $0.78     $0.68     July 28             
                                             
 National       $0.34     $0.32     Aug. 20  [nBw5n6bXfa
 Storage                                     ]
 Affiliates                                  
 Trust                                       
 New Jersey     $0.3325   $0.3125   Sept. 9             
 Resources                                   
 Corp                                        
 Nordson Corp   $0.39     $0.38     Aug. 14  [nBw6Qm0F2a
                                             ]
 PennyMac       $0.15     $0.12     Aug. 6   [nBw4tfNRSa
 Financial                                   ]
 Services Inc                                
                                             
 Philip Morris  $1.20     $1.17     Sept. 9  [nFWN2G60V7
 International                               ]
 Inc                                         
 Portland       $0.4075   $0.3850   July 29  [nPn9GD5ZCa
 General                                     ]
 Electric Co                                 
                                             
 Redwood Trust  $0.14     $0.125    Sept.               
 Inc                                11       
 Republic       $0.425    $0.405    July 29             
 Services Inc                                
                                             
 Sanderson      $0.44     $0.32     Sept.    [nFWN2GL0OJ
 Farms Inc                          24       ]
                                             
 Saratoga       $0.41     $0.40     Oct. 7              
 Investment                                  
 Corp                                        
 SS&C           $0.14     $0.125    Aug. 19  [nPn9SXMzla
 Technologies                                ]
 Holdings Inc                                
                                             
 Stanley Black  $0.70     $0.69     July 14             
 & Decker Inc                                
                                             
 Starbucks      $0.45     $0.41     Sept.    [nFWN2GR0WB
 Corp                               30       ]
 STORE Capital  $0.36     $0.35     Sept.               
 Corp                               15       
 Terreno        $0.29     $0.27     Aug. 5   [nBw7lBvtWa
 Realty Corp                                 ]
                                             
 Thor           $0.41     $0.40     Oct. 9              
 Industries                                  
 Inc                                         
 Tractor        $0.40     $0.35     Aug. 6   [nBw2Lk1Tma
 Supply Co                                   ]
                                             
 VICI           $0.33     $0.2975   Sept.               
 Properties                         10       
 Inc                                         
 Verizon        $0.6275   $0.615    Sept. 3             
 Communication                               
 s Inc                                       
 Virtus         $0.82     $0.67     Aug. 20  [nPnbmLj9Ra
 Investment                                  ]
 Partners Inc                                
                                             
 Williams-Sono  $0.53     $0.48     Oct. 12             
 ma Inc                                      
                                             
 Wingstop Inc   $0.14     $0.11     July 29             
                                             
 Winnebago      $0.12     $0.11     Aug. 19  [nGNX2ts30d
 Industries                                  ]
 Inc                                         
 W W Grainger   $1.53     $1.44     July 29             
 Inc                                         
 
Some companies that have reinstated their dividends.   
 Company        Dividend    Date        Link
 Big 5          $0.05       July 28                
 Sporting                               
 Goods Corp                             
         **                             
 Crown Crafts   $0.08       Aug. 12                
 Inc                                    
 Dick's         $0.3125     June 12                 
 Sporting                               
 Goods Inc                              
                                        
 Dunkin'        $0.4025     July 30                 
 Brands Group                           
 Inc                                    
 Estee Lauder   $0.48       Aug. 20                 
 Cos Inc                                
                                        
 Foot Locker    $0.15       Aug. 21                 
 Inc                                    
 Guess Inc      $0.1125     Sept. 2                
                                        
 Herman Miller  $0.1875     Sept. 16                
 Inc                                    
 Jack in the    $0.40       Aug. 5                  
 Box Inc                                
                                        
 Marathon Oil   $0.03       Oct. 1                  
 Corp                                   
 Moog Inc       $0.25       July 24                
                                        
 Superior       $0.10       July 29                
 Group of Cos                           
 Inc                                    
 * Divided for Class A common shares
** To pay an additional 5 cents per share in September for
missed second-quarter dividend
    
    For a factbox on companies that raised dividends earlier in
the year, click here: (reut.rs/3jTgzfl)

 (Reporting by Uday Sampath and Praveen Paramasivam in
Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva, Aditya Soni and Maju Samuel)
  
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