Agnico-Eagle Declares Amended Dates for its Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

Jul 27, 2012, 15:50 ET from Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited

Stock Symbol: AEM (NYSE and TSX)

(All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted)

TORONTO, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per common share.  The next of these dividends will be paid on September 17, 2012 to shareholders of record as of September 4, 2012. Agnico-Eagle has declared a cash dividend to its shareholders for 30 consecutive years.

Dividend Reinvestment Program

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Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan

About Agnico-Eagle

Agnico-Eagle is a long established, Canadian headquartered, gold producer with operations located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, and exploration and/or development activities in Canada, Finland, Mexico and the United States.  The Company has full exposure to higher gold prices consistent with its policy of no forward gold sales and maintains a corporate strategy based on increasing shareholders exposure to gold, on a per share basis.  It has declared a cash dividend for 30 consecutive years.

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