The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors today announced a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.84 per share, payable January 11, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 11, 2017. The company last paid a semi-annual dividend of $0.78 per share in July.
“Disney’s incomparable collection of iconic brands and franchises continues to deliver strong returns, and we are pleased to increase our dividend to shareholders to $0.84 per share,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “This payment brings our total dividends for fiscal 2017 to $1.62 a share.”
The Company also announced that it has scheduled its annual shareholders’ meeting for Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Houston.