Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) announced that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting held today, declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 43 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 25, 2014, to shareowners of record on April 4, 2014. It relates to the second quarter of the company’s 2014 fiscal year. “Our quarterly dividend underscores our company’s continued commitment to return value to our shareowners,” said Pierre Courduroux, Monsanto chief financial officer. In other matters, Monsanto also announced that at its annual shareowners meeting held today, shareowners elected four members of its Board of Directors to new one-year terms:
- Gregory H. Boyce
- Laura K. Ipsen
- William U. Parfet
- George H. Poste, Ph.D., D.V.M.