BURBANK, CA (STL.News) The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors today announced a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.88 per share, payable January 16, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 16, 2019. The Company last paid a semi-annual dividend of $0.88 per share in July, bringing its total dividends for the fiscal year to $1.76 per share.
“This has been a monumental year for The Walt Disney Company, marked by the launch of our new streaming service Disney+ and the completion of our acquisition of 21st Century Fox,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “We are pleased to deliver another substantial dividend to shareholders as we continue to invest in the company’s future.”
The Company also announced that it has scheduled its annual shareholders’ meeting for Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Raleigh, N.C.