(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today declared a 20-cent third-quarter 2011 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable September 6, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 5, 2011.

The third-quarter 2011 cash dividend will be the 291st consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer.