Walt Disney (DIS) Raises Annual Dividend 14.7% to $0.86; 1.2% Yield

December 4, 2013 4:19 PM EST
Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) declared an annual dividend of $0.86 per share, or $0.86 annualized. This is a 14.7% increase from the prior dividend of $0.75.

The dividend will be payable on January 16, 2014, to stockholders of record on December 16, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2013.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.2 percent.

"Disney had a great year creatively and financially in fiscal 2013, delivering record revenue, net income and earnings per share for the third year in a row," said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. "We are pleased to be able to increase our shareholder dividend by 15 percent while continuing to invest for future growth."

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