DuPont Announces 4 Percent Dividend Increase
WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014
WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont today announced that
its board of directors approved a third quarter dividend of 47 cents per
share, a 4 percent increase over the 45cents paid last quarter. This is the
third increase in the past 27 months.
The third quarter dividend of 47 cents per share of common stock is payable
Sept. 12, 2014, to stockholders of record Aug. 15, 2014. This is the 440^th
consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in the
fourth quarter of 1904.
"This increase in the dividend reinforces our commitment to continuing to
execute on our strategic priorities to deliver additional value to our
shareholders," said DuPont Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer Nicholas C. Fanandakis.
Regular quarterly dividends of $1.12-1/2 per share on the $4.50 series
preferred stock and 87-1/2 cents per share on the $3.50 series preferred stock
also were declared, both payable Oct. 24, 2014, to stockholders of record Oct.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
Contact: Dan Turner, 302-774-4005, firstname.lastname@example.org
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