Trane Technologies Increases Annual Dividend by 12 Percent
SWORDS, Ireland, February 09, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Trane Technologies plc (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, today announced it will increase its dividend by 12%, from $0.67 to $0.75 per share quarterly and from $2.68 to $3.00 per share annualized. The dividend is payable March 31, 2023 to shareholders of record on March 3, 2023.
"Our purpose-driven strategy and strong execution enables us to continuously invest in sustainable innovation while returning substantial cash to shareholders," said Dave Regnery, chair and chief executive officer. "We have increased the dividend by 42% since the launch of Trane Technologies as a focused climate innovator in March of 2020. Today’s announcement reflects confidence in our ability to generate strong free cash flow and demonstrates our commitment to pay a competitive dividend that grows with earnings over time."
Trane Technologies has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends on its common shares since 1919 and annual dividends since 1910.
About Trane Technologies
Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator. Through our strategic brands Trane® and Thermo King®, and our portfolio of environmentally responsible products and services, we bring efficient and sustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes, and transportation. Learn more at tranetechnologies.com.
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