Disney (DIS) Raises Annual Dividend 33.7% to $1.15; 1.2% Yield

December 3, 2014 4:07 PM EST

Disney (NYSE: DIS) declared an annual dividend of $1.15 per share, or $1.15 annualized. This is a 33.7% increase from the prior dividend of $0.86.

The dividend will be payable on January 8, 2015, to stockholders of record on December 15, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2014.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.2 percent.

“Disney delivered the highest results in its history in Fiscal 2014, reflecting the extraordinary quality of our creative content and the unparalleled strength of our brands,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “We achieved record revenue, net income and earnings per share for the fourth year in a row, and we are delighted to be able to increase our shareholder dividend by 34 percent while continuing to invest for future growth.”

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