By Colin Kellaher

 

Pfizer Inc. on Friday said its board raised the quarterly dividend by 2.5% to 41 cents from 40 cents.

The new payout, equal to $1.64 a year, represents an annual yield of about 3.17% based on Thursday's closing price of $51.78, up from about 3.09%.

The New York drugmaker said the increased dividend is payable March 3 to shareholders of record Jan. 27.

 

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

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

December 09, 2022 11:41 ET (16:41 GMT)

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