The Board of Directors of L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has approved a 10 percent increase in the company’s per share quarterly cash dividend rate from $1.02 to $1.12, commencing with the dividend for the first quarter of 2022, which is payable March 25, 2022 to shareholders of record on the close of business on March 11, 2022.
The dividend corresponds to an increase in the annualized rate from $4.08 to $4.48 and represents the third double-digit dividend increase since the merger was completed in mid-2019.
“This increase builds on the success of our capital returns program and reflects our confidence in L3Harris’ financial outlook,” said Christopher E. Kubasik, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer. “We expect to create additional value through disciplined capital allocation, margin expansion and advancing our operational excellence program. We also plan to expand our topline by enhancing our position as a non-traditional prime – rapidly providing disruptive solutions and forming new partnerships to deliver emerging technologies to customers at the speed of relevance.”
About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has more than $17 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. L3Harris.com.
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@L3HarrisTech Announces 10 Percent Quarterly Dividend Increase