By Colin Kellaher

 

Anthem Inc. on Wednesday said its board raised the quarterly dividend by 13.3%, to $1.28 from $1.13.

The new payout, equal to $5.12 a year, represents an annual yield of about 1.17% based on Tuesday's closing price of $439.18, up from 1.03%.

The Indianapolis health insurer said the increased dividend is payable March 25 to shareholders of record March 10.

 

Write to Colin Kellaher at colin.kellaher@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 26, 2022 06:26 ET (11:26 GMT)

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