19th Consecutive Year of Increases
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2021
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) unanimously agreed to increase the quarterly common stock dividend to $0.685 per share from $0.65 per share. This full year $0.14 per share increase brings the annualized rate to $2.74, an increase of 5.4%.
"Spire's growing dividend reflects the Company's performance, strong financial position and the board's confidence in our long-term growth strategy going forward. It is also a key part of how we deliver value to our shareholders while positioning Spire as a compelling investment," said Ed Glotzbach, chairman of the board of Spire.
The dividend is payable on January 4, 2022, to shareholders of record on December 10, 2021. Spire has continuously paid a cash dividend since 1946, with 2022 marking the Company's 19th consecutive year of increasing its common stock dividend on an annualized basis. The board of directors also declared the regular quarterly dividend of $0.36875 per depositary share on Spire's 5.90% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2022, to holders of record on January 25, 2022.
At Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) we believe energy exists to help make people's lives better. It's a simple idea, but one that's at the heart of our company. Every day we serve 1.7 million homes and businesses making us the fifth largest publicly traded natural gas company in the country. We help families and business owners fuel their daily lives through our gas utilities serving Alabama, Mississippi and Missouri. Our natural gas-related businesses include Spire Marketing, Spire STL Pipeline and Spire Storage. We are committed to transforming our business through growing organically, investing in infrastructure, and advancing through innovation. Learn more at SpireEnergy.com.
Scott W. Dudley Jr.
Jessica B. Willingham
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