The Kraft Heinz Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 Per Share
The Board of Directors of The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) today unanimously declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share of common stock payable on March 27, 2020, to stockholders of record as of March 13, 2020.
Today’s dividend declaration is the Board’s confirmation of their confidence in the turnaround plan being led by CEO Miguel Patricio and the team he has now put in place. The Board and the Management Team believe that maintaining a strong payout is an important commitment to shareholders of the company, particularly during this important period of transformation. The Company also expects to reduce leverage as it repositions itself for sustainable growth and returns.
ABOUT THE KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY
For 150 years, we have produced some of the world’s most beloved products at The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC). Our Vision is To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. We are one of the largest global food and beverage companies, with 2018 net sales of approximately $26 billion. Our portfolio is a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. As the guardians of these brands and the creators of innovative new products, we are dedicated to the sustainable health of our people and our planet. To learn more, visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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