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 fourth 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 dividend is payable on March 31, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 4, 2022. PepsiCo has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends since 1965, and 2021 marked the company’s 49th consecutive annual dividend increase.”1

About the company: “PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated $70 billion in net revenue in 2020, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lays, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.”1


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