San Diego chemical maker WD-40 Co. recently declared a quarterly dividend of 31 cents per share.

The company said the dividend is payable Oct. 31 to stockholders of record on Oct. 21.

WD-40 (Nasdaq: WDFC) markets products for household and industry use under the WD-40, 3-in-One and Blue Works brand names. The company sells its products in 187 countries and reported sales of $343 million in fiscal 2012.

WD-40 will announce earnings for its just completed fiscal year on Oct. 17. At its last earnings report, the company forecast full-year net sales in the $356 million to $370 million range.

— SDBJ Staff Report