The board of directors of Cummins Inc. last week declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of 17.5 cents per share, payable Dec. 1, 2008 to shareholders of record on Nov. 21, 2008.

Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.