Flowserve Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $ 0.20 Per Share | Business
DALLAS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – May 20, 2021 –
Flowserve Corporation, (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for global infrastructure markets, announced that its board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $ 0.20 per share on the outstanding common shares of the company.
The dividend is payable on July 9, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 25, 2021.
Although Flowserve currently intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the foreseeable future, any future dividends, at this rate of $ 0.20 per share or otherwise, will be individually considered and declared by the Board at its discretion.
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