Dividend Increase Announcements for the Week Ending June 30, 2017

General Mills announced its 14th dividend increase in the last decade this week.
Photo: Flickr.com/Mike Mozart

In advance of the 4th of July Holiday weekend and the 241st birthday of the United States, food company General Mills was the only dividend growth company to announce its annual increase.  Read on for the details.

Dividend Increases Announced This Week

General Mills (GIS)

Industry: Food

Dividend Payment: 49 cents per share – up 2.1% from prior level of 48 cents

Dividend Paid On: 8/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 7/6

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 14

Current Forward Yield: 3.57%


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  1. Desidividend says:

    Nice to see dividend increases ,our money working for us.

    • Jason says:

      Absolutely! It’s always nice to get a raise without doing anything!

      Thanks for the comment.