ADM Directors Increase Cash Dividend

Wed Feb 6, 2013 3:55pm EST

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DECATUR, Ill.--(Business Wire)--
Archer Daniels Midland Company`s (NYSE: ADM) Board of Directors today declared a
cash dividend of 19 cents per share on the company`s common stock payable March
13, 2013, to stockholders of record Feb. 20, 2013. This is an increase of 8.6
percent, or 1.5 cents per share. 

This is ADM`s 325th consecutive quarterly payment, a record of 81 years of
uninterrupted dividends. As of Dec. 31, 2012, there were 658,593,035 shares of
ADM common stock outstanding. 

About ADM

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:
ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000
ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into
products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 265
processing plants, 460 crop procurement facilities, and the world`s premier crop
transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than
140 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit

Archer Daniels Midland Company
Media Relations
Jackie Anderson, 217-424-5413

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