Philip Morris International Inc. Declares Inaugural Quarterly Dividend of $0.46 Per Share
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 18 June 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:
The Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE /
Euronext Paris: PM) today declared the company's inaugural regular
quarterly dividend of $0.46 per common share, payable on July 10,
2008, to stockholders of record as of June 30, 2008. The ex-dividend
date is June 26, 2008.
"Combined with the $13.0 billion, two-year share repurchase
program which began in May this year, our first regular dividend as an
independent company reflects our strong commitment to rewarding our
shareholders in a generous manner," said Louis Camilleri, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer.
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About Philip Morris International
Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) is the
leading international tobacco company, with seven of the world's top
15 brands including Marlboro, the number one cigarette brand
worldwide. PMI has more than 75,000 employees and its products are
sold in over 160 countries. The Company held a 15.6% share of the
international cigarette market outside of the United States in 2007.
SOURCE: Philip Morris International Inc.
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