Watsco (WSO) Raises Quarterly Dividend 23.5% to $1.05; 3% Yield

October 3, 2016 7:31 AM EDT

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Watsco (NYSE: WSO) declared a quarterly dividend of $1.05 per share, or $4.2 annualized. This is a 23.5% increase from the prior dividend of $0.85.

The dividend will be payable on October 31, 2016, to stockholders of record on October 17, 2016, with an ex-dividend date of October 13, 2016.

The annual yield on the dividend is 3 percent.

Albert H. Nahmad, Watsco’s Chairman & CEO stated: "We are pleased to be able to increase dividends to our shareholders. This latest increase reflects our confidence in the business and is supported by our continued positive cash flow and our strong balance sheet."

For a dividend history and other dividend-related data on Watsco (WSO) click here.



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