Dividend okayed by Williams

Shareholders in Tulsa’s Williams Companies are getting a new dividend, courtesy of the board of directors.

The board voted to support a regular dividend of 34 cents a share or $1.36 annualized. It will be payable on Dec. 31, 2018 to those who are holding shares at the close of business on Dec. 14, 2018.

The company explained the new amount is a 13.33 percent increase from the fourth-quarter 2017 quarterly dividend of 30 cents a share paid in December 2017.


Williams has paid a common stock dividend every quarter since 1974.