Chemed Corporation declares quarterly dividend of 36 cents
CINCINNATI – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Chemed Corporation (NYSE: CHE) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 36 cents per share on the share capital of the Company, payable September 2, 2021, to shareholders recorded as of August 16, 2021. This is an increase of 2 cents, or 5.9%, from the dividend of 34 cents paid in June 2021. The previous dividend increase took place in August 2020, when the board of directors increased the quarterly dividend from 32 cents to 34 cents. per share. This represents the 201st consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Chemed during its 50 years as a public company.
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Chemed Corporation (www.chemed.com) operates two wholly owned subsidiaries: VITAS Healthcare and Roto-Rooter. VITAS is the largest national provider of end-of-life palliative care and Roto-Rooter is the leading national provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services.
Statements in this press release or in other communications from Chemed may relate to future events or the future performance of Chemed. These statements are forward-looking statements and are based on current information that Chemed has related to its current business condition. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are subject to an inherent risk that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. In addition, investors are cautioned that Chemed assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements based on unforeseen events or changes in expectations.