Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of USD1.75 per share on common stock, a 3.6 percent increase over its prior cash dividend per share.
The quarterly common stock dividend will be paid on March 23, 2016, to shareholders of record on March 9, 2016. In 2015, Equinix returned USD394 million back to its shareholders in the form of quarterly cash dividends.
In 2016, Equinix´s projected annual cash dividend will increase to approximately USD500 million, a 27 percent increase over the prior year.
Equinix connects the world´s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 40 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.