MILWAUKEE, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI), a global multi-industrial company, has increased the regular quarterly dividend to $0.26 per share of common stock, an increase of 18 percent. The newly increased quarterly dividend will be paid on Jan. 5, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 12, 2014. Johnson Controls has increased its dividend in 34 of the past 36 years and has paid a consecutive dividend since 1887.
About Johnson Controls:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
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