Specialty gas manufacturer Air Products (NYSE:APD) announced today its third-quarter dividend of $0.71 per share, the same rate it's paid for the past two quarters after raising the payout 11% from $0.64 per share.

The board of directors said the quarterly dividend is payable on November 12 to holders of record at the close of business on October 1. The regular dividend payment equates to a $2.84-per-share annual dividend, yielding 2.6% based on the closing price today of Air Products' stock.

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