Philip Morris International Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend 10.3%
to $0.64 Per Share
NEW YORK, Sep 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE
Euronext Paris: PM) today increased the company's regular quarterly
dividend by 10.3%, to an annualized rate of $2.56 per common share.
The new quarterly dividend of $0.64 per common share, up from $0.58 per
common share, is payable on October 8, 2010, to stockholders of record
as of September 24, 2010. The ex-dividend date is September 22, 2010.
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is the leading international
tobacco company, with seven of the world's top 15 brands, including Marlboro,
the number one cigarette brand worldwide. PMI's products are sold in
approximately 160 countries. In 2009, the company held an estimated
15.4% share of the total international cigarette market outside of the
U.S., or 26.0% excluding the People's Republic of China and the U.S. For
more information, see www.pmi.com.
SOURCE: Philip Morris International Inc.
Philip Morris International Inc. Investor Relations: New York: +1 (917) 663 2233 Lausanne: +41 (0)58 242 4666 or Media: Lausanne: +41 (0)58 242 4500
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