Pfizer Declares First-Quarter 2013 Dividend
Board of Directors approves increase in quarterly cash dividend to $0.24 per
NEW YORK -- December 17, 2012
The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today declared a 24-cent
first-quarter 2013 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable March 5,
2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2013.
Pfizer increased the dividend by approximately 9 percent, to 24 cents from 22
cents per share.
The first-quarter 2013 cash dividend will be the 297^th consecutive quarterly
dividend paid by Pfizer.
“The dividend increase is a testament to our continued commitment to returning
capital to shareholders and demonstrates our continued confidence in the
business,” stated Ian Read, Pfizer chairman and chief executive officer. “We
remain focused on total return to shareholders, of which the dividend is a key
Joan Campion, 212-733-2798
Suzanne Harnett, 212-733-8009
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