Nationwide Financial declares quarterly dividend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2006
Vice President, Investor Relations
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The board of directors of Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), a leading provider of retirement and long-term savings insurance products, today approved an increase in the regular quarterly dividend from 19 cents ($0.19) to 23 cents ($0.23) per share, reflecting the company’s strong financial condition and continuing performance. The dividend is payable on April 17, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 3, 2006.
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. 99 on the Fortune 100, based on 2004 revenue2. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
1 Nationwide Investment Services Corporation, member NASD. In MI only: Nationwide Investment Svcs. Corporation.
2Fortune Magazine, April 2005
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