PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) authorized and declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15125 per share on the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock. The dividend is payable in cash on March 31, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2016. This dividend represents a 10 percent increase over the Company's previous quarterly per share amount and is equivalent to an annualized rate of $0.605 per share.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of January 30, 2016, the Company operated more than 640 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear.
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at DICKS.com.
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