Werner Enterprises announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.050 (5.0 cents) per common share payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on January 12, 2009.
Werner Enterprises is in its 22nd year of paying quarterly cash dividends on its common stock to its stockholders. The first quarterly cash dividend was paid in July 1987.
Werner also announced that its board of directors declared a special cash dividend of $2.10 per common share payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 21, 2008. This dividend will be paid on December 5. As a result of the special dividend, a total of approximately $149 million will be paid on the Company’s 71 million common shares outstanding.