7 November 2023 I St. Louis, MO

The board of directors of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.525 per common share, an increase of approximately 1% from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.52.

For calendar year 2023, this marks the twenty fourth dividend change for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. All twenty four changes were increases. The average dividend increase is 6.24% compared with December 31, 2022 indicated levels.

Please contact your financial advisor for a complete list of all portfolio holdings that have, in the past 12 months, increased, decreased, or had no change in dividend.

From the press release: “Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2023, which are presented on a continuing operations basis. Emerson also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.525 per share of common stock payable December 11, 2023 to stockholders of record November 17, 2023.” 1

About the company: “Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is a global technology and software company providing innovative solutions for the world’s essential industries. Through its leading automation portfolio, including its majority stake in AspenTech, Emerson helps hybrid, process and discrete manufacturers optimize operations, protect personnel, reduce emissions and achieve their sustainability goals. For more information, visit Emerson.com.” 1

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