VALSPAR DECLARES DIVIDEND
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., December 9, 2009 - The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) announced today that at its December 9, 2009 meeting, the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share, payable January 15, 2010 to all common stockholders of record on December 31, 2009. The 16 cent dividend represents a 1 cent, or 6.7 percent, increase from the dividend in place over the last four quarters.
The Valspar Corporation is a global leader in the paint and coatings industry. Since 1806, Valspar has been dedicated to bringing customers the latest innovations, the finest quality and the best customer service in the coatings industry.
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Tyler Treat, Vice President and Treasurer
The Valspar Corporation