W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA) Raises Quarterly Dividend 12.5% to $0.27; 1.5% Yield

February 7, 2019 6:16 AM EST

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W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share, or $1.08 annualized. This is a 12.5% increase from the prior dividend of $0.24.

The dividend will be payable on March 21, 2019, to stockholders of record on February 28, 2019, with an ex-dividend date of February 27, 2019.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.5 percent.

"Grace remains committed to growing our dividend as part of our disciplined capital allocation strategy," said Hudson La Force, Grace’s President and Chief Executive Officer. "In addition to increasing our dividend for 2019, we expect to invest over $200 million in high return growth and operating excellence investments. In 2018, we returned $145 million to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. We remain confident in our ability to generate strong free cash flow over the long term."

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