Amadeusz Juskowiak

Stone sto splits stock raises payout

Stone Container Corp said it is splitting its common stock 2for1 and increasing its dividend 3313 pct

The dividend of 20 cts a share an increase of five cts over the prior 15 cts a share on presplit shares is payable June 12 to holders of record May 22

The stock split also is payable June 12 to holders of record May 22

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