Procter & Gamble (PG) closed at $135.11 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.32% move from the prior day.
Procter & Gamble Co. said late Tuesday its board has declared a 10% increase in the consumer products giant's quarterly dividend. The dividend of 86.98 cents a share will be payable on May 17 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 23. Shares of Procter & Gamble rose 0.1% in the extended session after ending the regular trading day down 1.3%.
The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.8698 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after May 17, 2021, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 23, 2021, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 23, 2021. This represents a 10% increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.