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Cummins Inc. Increases Dividend by More Than 50 Percent

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Cummins Inc. Increases Dividend by More Than 50 Percent07:55 EDT Tuesday, July 12, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ind. (Business Wire) -- The Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) Board of Directors today increased the Company's quarterly cash dividend on common stock by 52 percent to 40 cents per share from 26.25 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 1, 2011 to shareholders of record on Aug. 22, 2011. Cummins last raised its dividend in July 2010. “Cummins had its most profitable year in its history in 2010 and we expect that 2011 will be an even better year,” said Cummins Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tim Solso. “As a result, we are further rewarding our shareholders for their support.” About CumminsCummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins employs approximately 40,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,000 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.0 billion on sales of $13.2 billion in 2010. Press releases can be found on the Web disclosure statementInformation provided in this release that is not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the company's expectations, hopes, beliefs and intentions on strategies regarding the future. It is important to note that the company's actual future results could differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements because of a number of factors, including, but not limited to, general economic, business and financing conditions, labor relations, governmental action, competitor pricing activity, expense volatility and other risks detailed from time to time in Cummins Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Cummins Inc.Janet Williams, Director ? Corporate Communications,