Share “Pfizer boosts quarterly dividend to 24 cents”

Pfizer boosts quarterly dividend to 24 cents

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 17, 2012 at 11:26 am •  Published: December 17, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer Inc. says that its board approved a 9 percent increase in its common stock dividend, to 24 cents from 22 cents.

The New York-based drugmaker said Monday the quarterly dividend will be paid on March 5 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 1.

Pfizer shares rose 24 cents to $25.42 in midday trading.