Dividend Increase Announcements for the Week Ending April 14, 2017

Old Spice is one of Procter & Gamble's major brands.
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In this shortened week, only one company announced a dividend increase.  Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble announced a 3% increase – increasing its dividend growth streak to 61 years – and now has a forward yield of nearly 3.1%.

Dividend Increases Announced This Week

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 68.96 cents per share – up 3.0% from prior level of 66.95 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/15

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/19

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 61

Current Forward Yield: 3.06%


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