Equitable Bancorporation has declared an increase in the quarterly cash dividend from 14 to 17 cent a share payable Jan. 2 to shareholders of record Dec. 15.

The Rouse Co. of Columbia declared a quarterly dividend of 5 cents a share on its stock payable Dec. 30 to shareholders of record Dec. 15.

Garfinckel, Brooks Brothers, Miller & Rhodes Inc. declared a dividend of 28.5 cents a share on its common stock payable Dec. 29 to stockholders of record Dec. 8.

International Bank increased quarterly cash dividends on common and class A common stock from 7.5 to 9 cents a share. Both dividends are payable Dec. 28 to holders of Record Dec. 4.

National Bank of Washington declared a regular quarterly dividend of 55 cents a share payable Jan. 2 to shareholders of record Dec. 11.

Reynolds Metals increased quarterly dividends on common stock from 37.5 to 45 cents a share payable Dec. 21 to holders of record Nov. 30.

The board of directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association declared a quarterly dividend on the common stock of 32 cents a share, an increase of 3 cents a share from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable Dec. 25 to shareholders of record Dec. 4.