CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced that its Board of
Directors declared an increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.562 to
$0.6015 per share on its Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B
ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or
after May 15, 2013 to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close
of business on April 26, 2013, and to Series A and Series B Preferred
Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 26, 2013.
This represents a 7% increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.
P&G has been paying a dividend for 123 consecutive years since its
incorporation in 1890. This marks the 57th consecutive year
that the Company has increased the dividend.
About Procter & Gamble
P&G serves approximately 4.6 billion people around the world with its
brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted,
quality, leadership brands, including Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel®, Always®,
Whisper®, Pantene®, Mach3®, Bounty®, Dawn®, Fairy®, Gain®, Charmin®,
Downy®, Lenor®, Iams®, Crest®, Oral-B®, Duracell®, Olay®, Head &
Shoulders®, Wella®, Gillette®, Braun®, Fusion®, Ace®, Febreze®, Ambi
Pur®, SK-II®, and Vicks®. The P&G community includes operations in
approximately 75 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com
for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.
P&G Media Contacts: Paul Fox, 513-983-3465 or P&G Investor Relations Contact: John Chevalier, 513-983-9974