Dividend Announcements

April 19, 2022 | New Brunswick, NJ The Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.13 per common share, an increase of approximately 6.6% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the tenth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 6.6% increase in the quarterly dividend, from $1.06 per share to $1.13 per share. “In recognition of our 2021 results, strong financial position, andconfidence in the future of Johnson &…

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April 12, 2022 | Cincinnati, OH The Board of Directors of Procter and Gamble has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.9133 per common share, an increase of approximately 5% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the ninth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.9133 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…

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March 2, 2022 | Reston, VA The Board of Directors of General Dynamics has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.26 per common share, an increase of approximately 5.9% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the eighth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.26 per share on the company’s common stock, payable May 6, 2022, to shareholders of record on April 8, 2022. This is the 25th consecutive annual dividend increase authorized…

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February 28, 2022 | Guildford, UK The Board of Directors of Linde plc has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.17 per common share, an increase of approximately 10% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the seventh dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The Board of Directors also approved a new share repurchase program for up to $10 billion of Linde’s ordinary shares. This new program replaces the $5 billion share repurchase program that was authorized on January 25, 2021 and was recently completed. “In 2021, Linde again…

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February 18, 2022 | Atlanta, GA The Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.895 per common share, an increase of nearly 10% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the fourth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) announced today a 10% increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend for 2022. The Board of Directors of the Company, at its February 14, 2022 Board meeting, increased the cash dividend payable to an annual rate of $3.58 per share compared with the previous…

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February 17, 2022 | Atlanta, GA The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.44 per common share, an increase of approximately 5% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the sixth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today approved the company’s 60th consecutive annual dividend increase, raising the quarterly dividend approximately 5 percent from 42 cents to 44 cents per common share. The quarterly dividend is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.76…

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February 17, 2022 | Bentonville, AR The Board of Directors of Walmart Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.56 per common share, an increase of 2% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the fifth dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The board of directors of Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) approved an annual cash dividend for fiscal year 2023 of $2.24 per share, an increase of approximately 2 percent from the $2.20 per share paid for the last fiscal year. The fiscal year 2023 annual dividend of…

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3M (NYSE: MMM) Q122

February 8, 2022 | St. Paul, MN The Board of Directors of 3M has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.49 per common share, an increase of 0.7% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the third dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.49 per share for the first quarter of 2022. The dividend is payable March 12, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 18, 2022. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without…

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February 2, 2022 | Purchase, NY The Board of Directors of Pepsico, Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.075 per common share, matching the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the third dividend announcement for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The Board of Directors of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $1.075 per share of PepsiCo common stock, a 5 percent increase versus the comparable year-earlier period. Today’s action is consistent with PepsiCo’s previously announced increase in its annualized dividend to $4.30 per share from $4.09 per share, which began with the June 2021 payment. This…

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January 28, 2022 | Ewing, NJ The Board of Directors of Church and Dwight Co., Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.2625 per common share, an increase of 4% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the second dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “The Company’s Board of Directors declared a 4% increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.2525 to $0.2625 per share, equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.05 per share. This raises the annual dividend payout from $248 million to approximately $255 million. The quarterly dividend will be payable March 1st, 2022 to stockholders of record…

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January 25, 2022 | Kenilworth, NJ The Board of Directors of Merck has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.69 per common share, matching the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the second dividend announcement for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. From the press release: “Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.69 per share of the company’s common stock for the second quarter of 2022. Payment will be made on April 7, 2022 to shareholders of record…

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January 20, 2022 | Lowell, AR The Board of Directors of J.B. Hunt has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per common share, an increase of 33% over the previous quarterly dividend. Year to date, this marks the first dividend increase for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio From the press release: “J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared the regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $ 0.40 (forty cents) per common share, an increase of 33% over the prior quarterly dividend, payable to stockholders of record on…

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December 10, 2021 | Omaha, NE The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.18 per common share, an increase of 10% over the previous quarterly dividend. From the press release: “Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the quarterly dividend on the Company’s common shares by 10% to $1.18 per share. The dividend is payable December 30, 2021, to shareholders of record December 20, 2021. Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 122 consecutive years.“Union Pacific continues to deliver strong cash…

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December 10, 2021 | New York, NY The Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per common share, an increase of 2.5% over the previous quarterly dividend. From the press release: “Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that its board of directors declared an increase in the quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock to $0.40 for the first-quarter 2022 dividend, payable March 4, 2022, to holders of the Common Stock of record at the close of business on January 28, 2022. The first-quarter 2022 cash dividend will be the 333rd consecutive…

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December 9, 2021 | Houston, TX The Board of Directors of Waste Management, Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.65 per common share, an increase of 13% over the previous quarterly dividend. From the press release: “Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 13% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate for 2022, from $0.575 to $0.65 per share. On an annual basis, the dividend rate increases from $2.30 to $2.60. This will mark the nineteenth consecutive year that the Company has increased its per share dividend. The Company also…

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