RPM International boosts dividend 2.4 percent

Industrial chemical company RPM International Inc. said Thursday it will pay a dividend 21.5 cents, a 2.4 percent increase over its prior payout.The company said the cash dividend will be payable on Oct. 31 to stockholders of record as of Oct. 17.The company last paid a 21 cent dividend in...

Industrial chemical company RPM International Inc. said Thursday it will pay a dividend 21.5 cents, a 2.4 percent increase over its prior payout.

The company said the cash dividend will be payable on Oct. 31 to stockholders of record as of Oct. 17.

The company last paid a 21 cent dividend in July.

RPM International makes chemicals for a variety of industrial and consumer uses, including like flooring materials and residential water-proofing systems.

Shares of RPM International fell 17 cents to close at $20.43.

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