The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Business Wire

Family Dollar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Friday, August 12, 2011

Family Dollar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend10:25 EDT Friday, August 12, 2011 MATTHEWS, N.C. (Business Wire) -- Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.18 per share, payable Friday, October 14, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, September 15, 2011. About Family Dollar For more than 50 years, Family Dollar has been providing value and convenience to customers in easy-to-shop neighborhood locations. Family Dollar's mix of name brands and quality, private brand merchandise, appeals to shoppers in more than 7,000 stores in rural and urban settings across 44 states. Helping families save on the items they need with everyday low prices creates a strong bond with customers who refer to their neighborhood store as “my Family Dollar.” Headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte, Family Dollar is a Fortune 300, publicly held company with common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information, please visit www.familydollar.com. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.INVESTOR CONTACT:Kiley F. Rawlins, CFA704-849-7496krawlins@familydollar.comorMEDIA CONTACT:Josh Braverman, 704-814-3447jbraverman@familydollar.com