Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that its Board
of Directors has approved an amendment to the record and payment dates
of the company’s regular quarterly dividend. The quarterly dividend of
$0.29 per share is now payable on Dec. 28, 2012 to shareholders of
record at the close of business on Dec. 14, 2012. The dividend was
previously scheduled to be paid on Jan. 28, 2013 to shareholders of
record at the close of business on Dec. 26, 2012.
The company’s Board of Directors has declared an additional dividend on
its capital stock of $0.29 per share. This dividend will also be paid on
Dec. 28, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec.
14, 2012. The payment of this dividend is intended by the Board to be in
lieu of the quarterly dividend that would have been paid in April 2013.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality
foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,”
“Arnott’s,” “V8” and “Bolthouse Farms.” Through its corporate social
responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in
the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it
operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow
Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoup.com.