PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2012--
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced that its board of
directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.50 per share and a
regular quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share. This marks the company’s
33rd consecutive quarterly dividend. The total cash dividend
of $1.61 is payable on October 10, 2012, to stockholders of record at
the close of business on September 26, 2012.
Robert Hanson, chief executive officer stated, “The special cash
dividend is a component of our capital allocation plan, which balances
continued investment in our business with top tier shareholder returns.”
About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global
specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories
and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle
Outfitters® and Aerie® brands. The company operates more than 1,000
stores in North America, and ships to 77 countries worldwide through its
websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is
available at approximately 40 international franchise stores in 13
countries. For more information, please visit www.ae.com.
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American Eagle Outfitters Inc.
Kristen Zaccagnini, 412-432-3300