Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL said Thursday that its board has declared a dividend of 48 cents a share, up from 47 cents a share. The dividend is payable May 15 to shareholders of record on April 21, the consumer products company said. Colgate-Palmolive said it had paid a dividend since 1895. Shares of the company edged higher in the extended session after ending the regular trading day down 0.9%.
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