NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHP) has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.28 is payable on June 12, 2013, to shareholders of record on May 29, 2013.
McGraw Hill Financial has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 40 years. The annualized rate of $1.12 per share represents an average compound annual dividend growth rate of 9.6% since 1974.
About McGraw Hill Financial:
McGraw Hill Financial, a financial intelligence company, is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Iconic brands include: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power & Associates, McGraw Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 27 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.
Contacts for McGraw Hill Financial:
Media Relations Contact:
Director, Corporate Media Relations
(212) 512-3151 (office)
(347) 419-4169 (mobile)
Investor Relations Contact:
Vice President, Investor Relations
(212) 512-4321 (office)
SOURCE McGraw Hill Financial