Valmont Raises Dividend by 11.1%

Apr 30, 2013, 15:15 ET from Valmont Industries, Inc.

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) has increased the Company's quarterly cash dividend effective this July. The second quarter cash dividend will be 25.0 cents per share payable on July 15, 2013 to shareholders of record on June 28, 2013. The dividend is an increase of 11.1% from the prior quarter's dividend, and indicates an annual rate of $1.00 per share.

Valmont is a global leader in designing and manufacturing poles, towers and structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication and utility markets, industrial access systems, highway safety barriers and a provider of protective coating services. Valmont also leads the world in mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, enhancing food production while conserving and protecting natural water resources.

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