Dubuque-based financial company issues quarterly dividend

Heartland Financial USA announced Thursday that it would issue a quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per share on the company’s common stock, payable Feb. 26 to stockholders of record on Feb. 12.

As of Dec. 31, there were 42.1 million common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, according to a press release. The stocks are traded under the symbol HTLF.

Heartland Financial USA, headquartered in Dubuque, is a diversified financial services company with assets of nearly $18 billion.

The company provides banking, mortgage, investment and other financial services and has a presence in 102 communities nationwide, according to the release.