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Section 1: 8-K (P&G APRIL 2019 DIVIDEND)

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act Of 1934
 
 



 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
April 9, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Ohio
 
1-434
 
31-0411980
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)

One Procter & Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio
 
45202
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
Zip Code

(513) 983-1100
 
45202
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Zip Code
 
 
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 
 
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Emerging growth company
       
  If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended tramsition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ☐ 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ITEM 7.01    REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
 
On April 9, 2019, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.7459 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after May 15, 2019, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 19, 2019, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 19, 2019.
The Company is furnishing this 8-K pursuant to Item 7.01, "Regulation FD Disclosure." 

ITEM 9.01    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
 
Exhibit Number
 
Description
99.1

Dividend News Release by The Procter & Gamble Company dated April 9, 2019.
 
 
 SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
                                     THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY


                                                        BY:  /s/ Sandra T. Lane                    
                                                              Sandra T. Lane
                                                              Assistant Secretary
                                                              April 9, 2019
 

INDEX TO EXHIBIT(S)
 
Exhibit Number
 
Description
99.1   Dividend News Release by The Procter & Gamble Company dated April 9, 2019.



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Section 2: EX-99.1 CHARTER (P&G QUARTERLY DIVIDEND NEWS RELEASE)


News Release
The Procter & Gamble Company
One P&G Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202


P&G DECLARES DIVIDEND INCREASE

CINCINNATI, April 9, 2019 – The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.7459 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after May 15, 2019, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on April 19, 2019, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business on April 19, 2019. This represents a 4% increase compared to the prior quarterly dividend.
This dividend increase will mark the 63rd consecutive year that P&G has increased its dividend and the 129th consecutive year that P&G has paid a dividend since its incorporation in 1890, demonstrating the Company's commitment to – and extending its long-term track record of – returning cash to shareholders.

About Procter & Gamble
P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands.

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P&G Media Contact:
Jennifer Corso, +1-513-983-2570

P&G Investor Relations Contact:
John Chevalier, +1-513-983-9974


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