Kellogg Company Declares Regular Dividend of $0.43 Per Share and Announces Plans for 2 Percent Dividend Increase
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kellogg Company (K) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.43 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on June 15, 2012, to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 1, 2012. The ex-dividend date is May 30, 2012. This is the 350th dividend that Kellogg Company has paid to owners of common stock since 1925.
In addition, the Company's Board of Directors announced plans to increase the quarterly dividend by 2 percent to $0.44 per share beginning with the third quarter of 2012.
About Kellogg Company
Driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter, Kellogg Company is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of snacks and frozen foods. Every day, our well-loved brands - produced in 17 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries - nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2011 sales of more than $13 billion, these brands include Cheez-It®, Coco Pops®, Corn Flakes®, Eggo®, Frosted Flakes®, Kashi®, Keebler®, Kellogg's®, Mini-Wheats®, Pop-Tarts®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, and many more. To learn more about Kellogg Company, including our corporate responsibility initiatives and rich heritage, please visit www.kelloggcompany.com .
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