Board of Directors approves quarterly cash dividend of $0.38 per share The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. declared a 38-cent fourth-quarter 2020 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable December 1, 2020, to holders of the Common Stock of record at the close of business on November 6, 2020. The fourth-quarter 2020 cash dividend will be the 328 th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer. Pfizer Inc.: ...

Board of Directors approves quarterly cash dividend of $0.38 per share

The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) declared a 38-cent fourth-quarter 2020 dividend on the company's common stock, payable December 1, 2020, to holders of the Common Stock of record at the close of business on November 6, 2020. The fourth-quarter 2020 cash dividend will be the 328 th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer.

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