Business & Finance
Abbott to pay 385th consecutive quarterly dividend of USD0.36 per share
24 February 2020 -

The board of directors of healthcare company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) approved a quarterly dividend of USD0.36 per share of the company's common stock, it declared on Friday.

In addition, the company has increased its dividend payout for 48 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.

This cash dividend is due on 15 May 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business as of 15 April 2020.

Abbott said its portfolio of life-changing technologies covers all healthcare, with businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines.