WILMINGTON, Del., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont declared a second quarter common stock dividend of 49 cents per share payable June 12, 2015, to stockholders of record May 15, 2015. This represents a 4 percent increase over the 47 cents paid last quarter. This is the fourth increase in the past 36 months, and the 443rd consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in the fourth quarter of 1904.
Regular quarterly dividends of $1.12-1/2 per share on the $4.50 series preferred stock and $0.87-1/2 cents per share on the $3.50 series preferred stock also were declared, both payable July 24, 2015 to stockholders of record July 10, 2015.
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