Fortune Brands has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.44 per share on common stock.

Fortune, which will report its full-year results later today (29 January), will pay the dividend in cash on 2 March, to registered stockholders as of 11 February.

The group, owner of Beam Global Spirits & Wine, also declared a dividend of US$0.67 per share on the US$2.67 Convertible Preferred Stock, to be paid on 10 March.