DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southridge Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRGE) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that Southridge Minerals, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, today announced a cash dividend of $0.0002 per common share, payable on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 21, 2012. The dividend represents a payout of approximately 8% of the recently reported fourth quarter net income.
"We just posted our 4th Quarter Earnings, and felt that it was important for the company to reward shareholders in a timely fashion," said Michael Davies, President and CEO of Southridge Enterprises Inc. "The past year has been monumental for the Company, and getting our dividend distributed before the end of the year is a statement. We are very proud of all that has been accomplished over the past 12 months, and more importantly look forward to continuing our efforts build upon the foundation that was established in 2012."
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About Southridge Minerals, Inc. (SRGE)
Southridge Minerals, Inc. is a U.S.-based mineral exploration company dedicated to acquiring and developing mineral resources in geologically permissible and politically stable areas of the world. The Company seeks out early stage opportunities with good mineralization indicators that exhibit significant blue-sky potential. Southridge pursues and advances these projects that are or will be of interest to mid-size and major producers. By forming alliances on individual projects, the Company expects to develop its interests in mines operated by its partners, allowing it to continue to build value through continued exploration. Southridge is currently focused on projects in Mexico.
What sets Southridge apart is its vast experience in Mexico and the knowledge of the geological conditions and formations pertaining to known large gold deposits that have received very little attention to date. This comparative advantage, combined with a specific geographical and mineral focus, will allow for more efficient asset and income growth in the future for the benefit of shareholders' investments.
Although the Company believes that the forward-looking statement of beliefs, plans, expectations, and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance those beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consider all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosed in the Company's published current and periodic reports.
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