P&G Declares a 7% Dividend Increase
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced that its Board of Directors declared an increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.525 to $0.562 per share on its Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after May 15, 2012 to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 27, 2012 and to Series A and Series B Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 27, 2012. This represents a 7% increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.
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