PPL had previously hiked its dividend for 19 consecutive years Utility PPL Corporation (symbol PPL) has announced a dividend cut of 51.8% o 20 cents per share in 2022. PPL shareholders had a warning last year when the dividend was not increased after 19 straight years with an increase in the annual dividend.
Gazprom will not pay a dividend in 2022. Russian gas giant Gazprom announced today that it will not pay a dividend to shareholders for the first time since 1998. On Thursday, June 30, it was announced that Gazprom shareholders voted against paying a dividend for 2021. This ends a long series of annual dividend payments by Gazprom.
Sturm Ruger had raised its dividend 7 straight quarters US Firearms maker Sturm, Ruger & Company (symbol: RGR) will pay a dividend of $0.78 per share, down 21% from the previous quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share. The company pays a variable dividend based on the net income earned each quarter.