Nationwide Financial declares increased quarterly dividend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 20, 2008
Columbus, Ohio — The board of directors of Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:NFS), a leading provider of retirement and long-term savings and retirement products, today approved an increase in the regular quarterly dividend from 26 cents ($0.26) to 29 cents ($0.29) per share, reflecting the company's strong financial condition and continuing performance.
The dividend is payable on April 14, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2008.
About Nationwide Financial®
Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), a publicly traded company based in Columbus, Ohio, provides a variety of financial services that help consumers invest1 and protect their long-term assets, and offers retirement plans and services through both public- and private-sector employers.
It’s part of the Nationwide group of companies, which offers diversified insurance and financial services. The group is led by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which is ranked No. 104 on the Fortune 500 based on 2006 revenue.2 To obtain investor materials, including the Company's 2006 Annual Report to Shareholders, 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly statistical supplements and other corporate announcements, please visit the investor relations section of the Company's Web site at www.nationwide.com.
Nationwide, Nationwide Financial, the Nationwide Framemark and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Investment Services Corporation, member FINRA. In
MI only: Nationwide Investment Svcs. Corporation. Nationwide Mutual
Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies, Home Office: Columbus, OH
2 Fortune Magazine, April 2007