6 October 2023 I Bethesda, MD

The board of directors of The Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $3.15 per common share, an increase of approximately 5% from the previous quarterly dividend of $3.00.

For calendar year 2023, this marks the twenty second dividend change for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. All twenty two changes were increases. The average dividend increase is 6.04% 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: “The Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has authorized a fourth quarter 2023 dividend of $3.15 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 29, 2023, to holders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 1, 2023. This marks the 21st consecutive year of dividend increases for the company.

The company’s board has also authorized the purchase of up to an additional $6 billion of Lockheed Martin common stock under its share repurchase program, nearly doubling total authorization of the current program to $13 billion for future purchases. The number of shares purchased and the timing of purchases are at the discretion of management and subject to compliance with applicable laws and regulations.”1

About the company: “Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Please follow @LMNews on X for the latest announcements and news across the corporation.”1

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