Disney (DIS) Raises Semi-Annual Dividend 7.7% to $0.84; 1.6% Yield

November 29, 2017 4:18 PM EST

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Disney (NYSE: DIS) declared a semi-annual dividend of $0.84 per share, or $1.68 annualized. This is a 7.7% increase from the prior dividend of $0.78.

The dividend will be payable on January 11, 2018, to stockholders of record on December 11, 2017, with an ex-dividend date of December 8, 2017.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.6 percent.

“Disney’s incomparable collection of iconic brands and franchises continues to deliver strong returns, and we are pleased to increase our dividend to shareholders to $0.84 per share,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “This payment brings our total dividends for fiscal 2017 to $1.62 a share.”

The Company also announced that it has scheduled its annual shareholders’ meeting for Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Houston.

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