The Walt Disney Company recently announced a cash dividend of $0.71 per share for the second half of the fiscal year 2015.
The dividend will be payable on January 11, 2016 to all shareholders of record as of December 14.
The semi-annual payment of dividends started in July of this year when Disney paid a dividend of 66 cents a share. Combined with the most recent amount, the 2015 payments increased 19 percent from fiscal 2014 to $1.37 a share.
Disney’s chairman and CEO Bob Iger said “fiscal 2015 marked Disney’s fifth straight year of record performance.”
The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors also announced that its annual shareholders’ meeting is scheduled for March 3, 2016 in Chicago.