West Pharma (WST) Declares $0.15 Quarterly Dividend; Approves 800K Buyback

February 21, 2019 6:13 AM EST

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West Pharma (NYSE: WST) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, or $0.6 annualized.

The dividend will be payable on May 1, 2019, to stockholders of record on April 17, 2019, with an ex-dividend date of April 16, 2019.

The annual yield on the dividend is 0.6 percent.

The Company also announced a share repurchase program authorizing the repurchase of up to 800,000 shares of the Company's common stock from time to time on the open market or in privately-negotiated transactions as permitted under Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Rule 10b-18. The number of shares to be repurchased and the timing of such transactions will depend on a variety of factors, including market conditions. The share repurchase program is expected to be completed by December 31, 2019. The Company's previously-authorized share repurchase program expired on December 31, 2018.

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