Hewlett-Packard (ticker: HPQ, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
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HP Board Declares Regular Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting and Record Dates
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2009-- The HP (NYSE:HPQ) board of directors has declared a regular cash dividend of 8 cents per share on the company's common stock.
The dividend, the first in HP's fiscal year 2010, is payable on Jan. 6, 2010, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 16, 2009.
HP has approximately 2.4 billion shares of common stock outstanding.
HP also established a record date for its 2010 annual meeting of stockholders. HP stockholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 19, 2010, will be entitled to notice of the annual meeting and to vote upon matters considered at the meeting. The annual meeting will be held in Mountain View, Calif., on March 17, 2010.
HP will make available to all stockholders of record important information about the meeting and the matters to be considered. Stockholders are urged to review that information when it becomes available.
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