Rockwell Automation Raises Dividend

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Rockwell Automation is set to boost its payout for shareholders. The engineering company will distribute a dividend of $0.52 per share of its common stock on June 10 to shareholders of record as of May 13. That amount is 11% higher than the company's previous disbursement of $0.47, which was handed out in each of the past three quarters.

After keeping its dividend consistent and level from late 2006 to mid-2010, Rockwell Automation has recently gotten into the habit of raising that payout roughly once per year.

The new dividend annualizes to $2.08 per share. That yields 2.5% at Rockwell Automation's current stock price of $84.59.

The article Rockwell Automation Raises Dividend originally appeared on Fool.com.

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