Walgreens Boots Alliance raises quarterly dividend by 7.1%


DEERFIELD, Ill. – The day before announcing its second quarter results, the board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.  


The dividend is payable June 12, 2015 to shareholders of record as of May 21, 2015.


As the successor company to Walgreens after its holding company reorganization on Dec. 31, 2014, Walgreens Boots Alliance has paid a dividend in 330 straight quarters (more than 82 years) and has raised its dividend for 39 consecutive years.   


Pursuant to the reorganization merger, shares of Walgreens common stock were converted automatically into shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock on a one-for-one basis. 


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