NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2019--
The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today
increased the quarterly common stock cash dividend to $0.43 per share,
up from $0.42 per share. The increase will be effective in the second
quarter, 2019. The Board declared that the second quarter dividend is to
be paid on May 15, 2019 to shareholders of record as of April 19, 2019.
On an annualized basis, the new dividend rate is $1.72 versus $1.68 per
share previously. The Company has paid uninterrupted dividends on its
common stock since 1895.
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About Colgate-Palmolive: Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer
products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care
and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and
territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand
names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed
Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD,
PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as
Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. For more information
about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s website at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com.
To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health
education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com.
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