The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.8698 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after May 17, 2021, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 23, 2021, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 23, 2021. This represents a 10% increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.
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This dividend increase will mark the 65th consecutive year that P&G has increased its dividend and the 131st consecutive year that P&G has paid a dividend since its incorporation in 1890, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to – and extending its long-term track record of – returning cash to shareholders.
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