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Bristow raises dividend 25 percent, to 25 cents

HOUSTON (AP) -- Bristow Group Inc., which flies helicopters for energy companies, said Tuesday that it will raise its quarterly dividend by 5 cents, or 25 percent, to 25 cents.

The dividend will be paid June 14 to all stockholders on May 31.

Bristow reports results for its fiscal fourth quarter on Wednesday.

Shares slipped 37 cents to $67.52 in midday trading. The stock is up about 26 percent in 2013.