Merck (NYSE: MRK)
November 30, 2021 | Kenilworth, NJ
The Board of Directors of Merck has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.69 per common share, an increase of 6% over the previous quarterly dividend.
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 first quarter of 2022. Payment will be made on January 7, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2021.”1
About the company: “For 130 years, Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to save and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to prevent and treat diseases that threaten people and animals—including cancer, infectious diseases such as HIV and Ebola, and emerging animal diseases—as we aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.”1
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