Reader's Digest Declares Quarterly Dividend of Five Cents Per Share

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of
 The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (NYSE:   RDA, RDB) today declared a
 quarterly dividend of five cents on each share of Class A nonvoting and Class
 B voting common stock.
     The dividend is payable May 2, 2001, to stockholders of record at the
 close of business April 20, 2001.  This is the 45th consecutive quarterly
 dividend paid by Reader's Digest since the company's initial public offering
 in 1990.
     The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. is a global publisher and direct
 marketer of products that inform, enrich, entertain and inspire people of all
 ages and all cultures around the world.  Worldwide revenues were $2.6 billion
 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2000.  Global headquarters are located at
 Pleasantville, New York.
 
 

SOURCE Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of
 The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (NYSE:   RDA, RDB) today declared a
 quarterly dividend of five cents on each share of Class A nonvoting and Class
 B voting common stock.
     The dividend is payable May 2, 2001, to stockholders of record at the
 close of business April 20, 2001.  This is the 45th consecutive quarterly
 dividend paid by Reader's Digest since the company's initial public offering
 in 1990.
     The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. is a global publisher and direct
 marketer of products that inform, enrich, entertain and inspire people of all
 ages and all cultures around the world.  Worldwide revenues were $2.6 billion
 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2000.  Global headquarters are located at
 Pleasantville, New York.
 
 SOURCE  Reader's Digest Association, Inc.