IGT 39th consecutive dividend paying quarter

39th consecutive dividend paying quarter
International Game Technology's Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.07 per share on its common stock, equating to a 17 percent increase on the dividend paid in the same quarter last year.
"We are pleased to announce a 17% increase in the quarterly cash dividend and to continue to distinguish IGT as the only dividend paying, investment grade company in the gaming industry." said Patti Hart, CEO of IGT.  "This action reflects the confidence we have in our business strategy, the sustainability of our cash flow, and our commitment to returning capital to shareholders."
The dividend is payable on Dec. 31, 2012 to shareholders of record on Dec. 19, 2012.