Collins Industries, Inc. announced that it had declared its 37th consecutive regular quarterly cash dividend and increased the dividend by $0.01 per share from $0.04 to $0.05. The dividend will be $0.05 per share, paid to shareholders of record as of March 1, and will be payable on March 15. The ex-dividend date will be February 27. The company has paid a quarterly cash dividend for the past 36 consecutive quarters, exclusive of special dividends paid in 1998, 2000 and 2001.
Collins Industries Inc. is a leading manufacturer of ambulances (including medical attack vehicles, rescue vehicles and fire emergency vehicles), North America's largest producer of Type "A" small school buses, the nation's second largest manufacturer of terminal trucks and a leader in the road construction and industrial sweeper markets.
Since 1971, the company has grown to approximately 1000 employees in six plants comprising over one million combined square feet of manufacturing space.
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