Fortune Brands is to pay a dividend of $0.19 per share on common stock.

The Beam Global Spirits & Wine owner said yesterday (27 April) that the regular dividend will be payable in cash on 1 June, to shareholders of record as the close of business on 12 May.

Fortune also declared a regular dividend of $0.6675 cents per share on the $2.67 convertible preferred stock, payable in cash on 10 June.

The Jim Beam Bourbon producer raised its full-year earnings guidance yesterday, following a strong start to 2010. The firm will report first quarter figures on 29 April.