Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) Q2 ’22
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 twelfth dividend change for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. All twelve changes were increases. The average dividend increase was 7.26% compared with December 31, 2021 indicated levels.
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, and
confidence in the future of Johnson & Johnson, the Board of Directors has voted to
increase the quarterly dividend for the 60th consecutive year,” said Joaquin Duato,
Chief Executive Officer of the company.
At the new rate, the indicated dividend on an annual basis is $4.52 per
share compared to the previous rate of $4.24 per share. The next quarterly dividend
is payable on June 7, 2022 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on
May 24, 2022. The ex-dividend date is May 23, 2022.”1
About the company: “At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly-based health care company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere. We are blending our heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.”1
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