Patrick Stokes, president and chief executive officer of Anheuser-Busch Cos has announced that the company's board of directors has increased the regular quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 27 cents, from 24 1/2 cents per share, an increase of 10.2%.
This marks the 29th consecutive year of Anheuser-Busch dividend increases.

The new dividend rate is payable on 9 September to shareholders of record on 9 August.