American Express ( AXP ) approved a $0.03 – or 9 percent – increase in the quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock. The dividend was raised to $0.35 per common share, from $0.32, payable on November 10, 2017 to shareholders of record on October 6, 2017.
Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per common share, payable on November 15, 2017, to shareholders of record on October 23, 2017.
The General Mills Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share, payable November 1, 2017, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2017.
MAA ( MAA ) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.87 per share of common stock payable on October 31, 2017 to shareholders of record on October 13, 2017.
McCormick Company ( MKC ) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share on its common stocks payable October 24, 2017, to shareholders of record on October 10, 2017.