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Publix Announces Annual Dividend
LAKELAND, Fla., March 7, 2012 Publix Super Markets Inc. announced that its board of directors declared an annual cash dividend on its common stock. The 2012 dividend is 59 cents per share. The dividend will be payable and mailed June 1, 2012, to stockholders of record as of the close of business April 30, 2012.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 151,000 employees, with 2011 sales of $27 billion. Currently Publix has 1,049 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of FORTUNEs 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 15 consecutive years. In addition, Publixs dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the companys website, www.publix.com. ###