NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global leader in bearings, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 26 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 2, 2016, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 15, 2016.
This marks the 377th consecutive quarterly dividend paid on the common shares of the company since The Timken Company joined the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, one of the longest-running dividend records among NYSE-listed companies.
About The Timken Company
The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company's growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Carlisle®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Interlube™. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $2.9 billion in sales in 2015. With more than 15,000 employees operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.
Shelly Chadwick, Vice President – Treasury & Investor Relations
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