NORTH CANTON, Ohio (2/14/08)--Diebold has declared a first-quarter cash dividend increase of 6.4%, marking the company’s 55th consecutive annual increase. The dividend is 25 cents per share on all common shares. It is payable March 7 to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 25. The dividend represents $1 per share annually. Diebold, an ATM manufacturer, has representation in 90 countries worldwide.