AGL Resources Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend; Announces Results of Annual Meeting
|ATLANTA, April 29, 2015 - On April 28, 2015, the Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.51 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on June 1, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 15, 2015. This marks the 270th consecutive quarterly dividend the company has paid since 1948.
The company also announced at its annual meeting that shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as its independent registered public accounting firm, approved the compensation of the company's named executive officers and approved an amendment to the company's amended and restated articles of incorporation.
Additionally, shareholders elected Sandra N. Bane, Thomas D. Bell, Jr., Norman R. Bobins, Charles R. Crisp, Brenda J. Gaines, Arthur E. Johnson, Wyck A. Knox, Jr., Dennis M. Love, Dean R. O'Hare, Armando J. Olivera, John E. Rau, James A. Rubright, John W. Somerhalder II, Bettina M. Whyte and Henry C. Wolf as directors for one-year terms expiring at the annual meeting in 2016.
Shareholders did not approve the shareholder proposals regarding an independent chairman policy and the adoption of quanitative goals for reducing greenhouse gas emmissions.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services and midstream operations. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.
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