Procter and Gamble (NYSE: PG) Q2 ’22
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 eleventh dividend change for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. All eleven changes were increases. The average dividend increase was 7.32% compared with December 31, 2021 indicated levels.
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 after May 16, 2022, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 22, 2022, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 22, 2022. This represents a five percent increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.
This dividend increase will mark the 66th consecutive year that P&G has increased its dividend and the 132nd consecutive year that P&G has paid a dividend since its incorporation in 1890. It reinforces our commitment to return cash to shareholders, many of whom rely on the steady, reliable income earned with their investment in P&G.”1
About the company: “P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit https://www.pg.com for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands. For other P&G news, visit us at https://www.pg.com/news.”1
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