Thursday February 20, 2020

Mastercard boosts dividend by 83%

MasterCard, the second-biggest bank-card network, said its board approved an 83 per cent dividend increase and a 10-for-1 stock split.

11th December, 2013
MasterCard has returned more than 1,600 per cent including dividends since its May 2006 initial public offering.

MasterCard, the second-biggest bank-card network, said its board approved an 83 per cent dividend increase and a 10-for-1 stock split.

MasterCard, which raised its quarterly dividend to $1.10 a share, also authorised repurchasing as much as $3.5 billion of stock, the Purchase, New York-based company said today in a statement. Investors who own MasterCard stock on January 9 will get the additional shares on January 21, the company said.

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