CLEVELAND, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) today announced that the Board of Directors increased its regular cash dividend from 26.25 cents to 26.75 cents per share and announced a new stock repurchase program.
The dividend is payable on both the Class A and Class B Common Stock, and will be paid June 15, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2016. The new dividend is equal to an annual rate of $1.07 per share.
NACCO's Board of Directors also approved a stock purchase program providing for the purchase of up to $50 million of the Company's outstanding Class A Common Stock through December 31, 2017. The Company's previous $60 million stock repurchase program, announced in December 2013, was completed in October 2015.
The timing and amount of any repurchases under the new repurchase program will be determined at the discretion of the Company's management based on a number of factors, including the availability of capital, other capital allocation alternatives and market conditions for the Company's Class A common stock. The share repurchase program does not require the Company to acquire any specific number of shares. It may be modified, suspended, extended or terminated by the Company at any time without prior notice and may be executed through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions or otherwise. All or part of the repurchases may be implemented under a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan, which would allow repurchases under pre-set terms at times when the Company might otherwise be prevented from doing so.
Forward-looking Statements Disclaimer
The statements contained in the news release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are made subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date hereof. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include those set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in NACCO's most recent 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About NACCO Industries, Inc.
NACCO Industries, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is an operating holding company with subsidiaries in the following principal industries: mining, small appliances and specialty retail. The North American Coal Corporation mines coal primarily for use in power generation and provides selected value-added mining services for other natural resources companies. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small electric household and specialty housewares appliances, as well as commercial products for restaurants, bars and hotels. The Kitchen Collection, LLC is a national specialty retailer of kitchenware in outlet and traditional malls throughout the United States. For more information about NACCO, visit the Company's website at www.nacco.com.
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