Bemis Company, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend $BMS



  • Bemis (NYSE:BMS) declares $0.32/share quarterly dividend, 3.2% increase from prior dividend of $0.31.
  • Forward yield 2.56%
  • Payable March 1; for shareholders of record Feb. 20; ex-div Feb. 19.



Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 3.2 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend, increasing it to 32 cents per share compared to the previous quarterly dividend of 31 cents per share. The cash dividend is payable on March 1, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 20, 2019. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Company has increased its dividend payment. Bemis has been paying an annual dividend on its stock since 1922 and has been included in Standard & Poor's list of Dividend Aristocrats since 2008.

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According to the list of U.S. Dividend Champions, Bemis Company, Inc. is a Dividend Champions. BMS has a 35-year dividend raising streak.

Dividend Growth Rates
DGR
DGR
DGR
DGR
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
3.3
3.5
3.6
3.5




Dividend Yield Chart:



This is the historical trailing annual dividend yield of Bemis Co Inc. Buying stocks at higher yield relative its historical values is usually more profitable.


Payout Ratio:



This is the historical payout ratio of Bemis Co Inc. If payout ratio is close to or higher than 100%, dividends might not be sustainable.


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