Halliburton Maintains Dividend
Oil industry services giant Halliburton announced yesterday its second-quarter dividend of $0.125 per share, the same rate it paid last quarter after raising the payout 9% from $0.09 per share.
The board of directors said the quarterly dividend is payable on June 26 to the holders of record at the close of business on June 5. Halliburton is one of the largest oil-services companies and is represented in more than 80 countries.
The regular dividend payment equates to a $0.50-per-share annual dividend, yielding 1.1% based on the closing price of Halliburton's stock on May 17.
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