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PNC Financial, Cummins Beat the Average for Dividend Increases

Lawrence C. Strauss

(PNC) a large regional bank based in Pittsburgh, on Tuesday declared a quarterly dividend of $1.15 a share, up from 95 cents, for a 21% boost. The bank said on June 27 that the Federal Reserve had no objections to its capital plan, which included the dividend increase and share buybacks, over the next 12 months. Tuesday’s announcement made the dividend increase official.