Nationwide Financial® declares quarterly dividend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 2, 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 declared a regular quarterly dividend of 23 cents ($0.23) per share on the issued and outstanding common shares of the company. The dividend is payable on Oct. 16, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 2, 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 investi and protect their long-term assets, and offers retirement plans and services through both public- and private-sector employers.
It is 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. 98 on the Fortune 100 based on 2005 revenue.ii For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
Nationwide, Nationwide Financial and the Nationwide Framemark are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
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i Nationwide Investment Services Corporation, member NASD. In MI only: nationwide Investment Svcs. Corporation.
ii Fortune magazine, April 2006
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