PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2012--
PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) declared a quarterly common stock cash
dividend of sixteen and one-half cents ($0.165) per share. The Board of
Directors of PetSmart approved the acceleration of the dividend payable
date to December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of
business on December 19, 2012. The fourth quarter dividend would
normally be paid in February 2013 to shareholders of record at the close
of business on February 1, 2013.
Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of
services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The company
employs approximately 50,000 associates and operates more than 1,269 pet
stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 195 in-store PetSmart®
PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities and is a
leading online provider of pet supplies and pet care information (http://www.petsmart.com).
PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet
products; and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart
Doggie Day Camp SM day care services and pet adoption
services. Since 1994, PetSmart
Charities, Inc., an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare
organization and the largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North
America, has provided more than $165 million in grants and programs
benefiting animal welfare organizations. Through its in-store pet
adoption partnership with PetSmart Charities®, PetSmart has
helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets.
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Source: PetSmart, Inc.
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