ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE:
ABT) today declared a quarterly common dividend of
45 cents per share.
This marks the 391st consecutive quarterly dividend
to be paid by Abbott since 1924. The cash dividend is
payable Nov. 15, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close
of business on Oct. 15, 2021.
Abbott has increased its dividend payout for 49 consecutive
years and is a member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats
Index, which tracks companies that have increased dividends
annually for at least 25 consecutive years.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader
that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our
portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of
healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics,
medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our
109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
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