AGL Resources Board of Directors Increases Dividend by 4.3 Percent

Tue Feb 4, 2014 1:00pm EST

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ATLANTA - Feb. 04, 2014 - The Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) has approved an increase of $0.08 per share or 4.3 percent, in the annual dividend rate on the company's common stock, to an indicated annual dividend of $1.96 per share. The increased dividend reflects the underlying strength of AGL Resources' regulated operations. The new quarterly dividend rate of $0.49 per share is effective for the dividend payable March 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2014.

This marks the 265th consecutive quarterly dividend the company has paid since 1948.

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, midstream operations and cargo shipping. 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, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit

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