Tyson announces quarterly dividend

SPRINGDALE — The Board of Directors of Tyson Foods Inc. on Nov. 15 declared the quarterly dividend of $.05 per share on Class A common stock and $.045 per share on Class B common stock, payable on March 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2013, a news release said.

This corrects an earlier announcement which stated a payment date of March 31, 2013.

Headquartered in Springdale, Tyson is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500, the release said.