AT&T ups dividend 2%

The board of directors of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has approved a 2.0% increase in the company´s quarterly dividend, the company said.

AT&T´s quarterly dividend will increase from USD 0.50 to USD 0.51 per share. The annual dividend will increase from USD 2.00 to USD 2.04 per share.

The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2019, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 10, 2019.

AT&T is a diversified, global provider of telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It executes in the market under four operating units.