BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the cash dividend to $0.39 per share for the first quarter of 2019.
Penske Automotive Group President Robert H. Kurnick, Jr., said, "We are pleased to offer our shareholders an increase in the quarterly dividend for the 32nd consecutive quarter. Our sector leading dividend represents a yield of 3.4% and continues to underscore the confidence we have in our company's diversified transportation services business model and reinforces our commitment to PAG shareholders."
The dividend is payable on June 4, 2019, to shareholders of record on May 20, 2019.
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About Penske Automotive
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company that operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. PAG employs more than 27,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000, and is ranked among the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine. For additional information, visit the company's website at www.penskeautomotive.com.
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