American Greetings Announces Quarterly Dividend

Dec 15, 2010, 16:01 ET from American Greetings Corporation

CLEVELAND, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of 14 cents per share to be paid on December 31, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 23, 2010. The Board of Directors has chosen to expedite payment of this dividend due to the uncertainty of future tax rates on dividend income.

About American Greetings Corporation

For more than 100 years, American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM) has been a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. The Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has the largest collection of electronic greetings on the Web, including cards available at through AG Interactive, Inc. (the Company's online division). AG Interactive also offers digital photo sharing and personal publishing at and and provides a one-stop source for online graphics and animations at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the American Greetings Properties group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $1.6 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit

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