Colgate-Palmolive Co. has increased the quarterly dividend on its common stock 5 percent to US$0.39 per share.
The dividend―$1.68 annualized with a yield of 2.37 percent—is payable May 15 to Colgate-Palmolive shareholders of record at the close of business April 20. Colgate-Palmolive has paid a dividend to shareholders without interruption since 1895.
Founded in 1806, Colgate-Palmolive is a New York, NY-based manufacturer and distributor of household, health care, and personal products. For more information, visit www.colgatepalmolive.com.