Hillrom Announces 9 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) announced today that its board of directors declared a 9 percent increase in the company's quarterly dividend rate, from the previous rate of $0.22 per share to $0.24 per share. The fiscal second quarter 2021 quarterly dividend is payable on March 31, 2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 22, 2021. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.96 per share.
"Hillrom is committed to returning value to our shareholders through our dividend while preserving financial flexibility for M&A and organic investments that further transform our portfolio and support our vision of Advancing Connected Care™," said Hillrom President and CEO John Groetelaars. "We are pleased to raise our quarterly dividend rate for the eleventh consecutive year as a demonstration of our strong financial position and free cash flow."
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