Philip Morris International Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend 7.4% to $0.58 Per Share
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2009--
The Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE /
Euronext Paris: PM) today increased the company’s regular quarterly
dividend by 7.4%, to an annualized rate of $2.32 per common share.
The new quarterly dividend of $0.58 per common share, up from $0.54 per
common share, is payable on October 9, 2009, to stockholders of record
as of September 28, 2009. The ex-dividend date is September 24, 2009.
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 approximately 160 countries. In 2008, the Company held an estimated
15.6% share of the total international cigarette market outside of the
United States. For more information, see www.pmintl.com.
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