|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
|Subsequent Events [Abstract]|
14. Subsequent Events
On October 31, 2011, the Company announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable on November 28, 2011 to shareholders of record as of November 14, 2011.
The entire disclosure for significant events or transactions that occurred after the balance sheet date through the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. Examples include: the sale of a capital stock issue, purchase of a business, settlement of litigation, catastrophic loss, significant foreign exchange rate changes, loans to insiders or affiliates, and transactions not in the ordinary course of business.