BATTLE CREEK, MICH. — The board of directors of The Kellogg Co. declared a dividend of 44c per share on the common stock, payable on June 17 to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 3. The ex-dividend date is May 30.

In addition, the board announced plans to increase the quarterly dividend by 4.5% to 46c per share beginning with the third quarter of 2013.