The Estée Lauder Companies (EL) will raise its quarterly dividend by twenty percent to $0.24 per share in the fourth quarter of 2014. The beauty products company switched from annual to quarterly divividend payments in 2013 and has paid dividends every year since it went public in November 1995.
The increased dividend will be paid on December 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 28, 2014. The ex-date of this next dividend of 24 cents is November 25.
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is a manufacturer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s brand names include Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA and Too Faced.