LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) today announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase in the company’s regular quarterly dividend to $0.075 per share of common stock. This represents an increase of 25 percent versus the prior quarterly dividend rate of $0.06 per share.
“The decision by the Board of Directors to increase the regular quarterly dividend demonstrates continued confidence in the execution of our strategic growth plan and delivers on our commitment to return capital to our shareholders,” said Dick Giromini, chief executive officer.
The dividend declared is payable January 25, 2018, to stockholders of record on January 4, 2018.
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About Wabash National Corporation
Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985 in Lafayette, Indiana, the company manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Supreme®, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.
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