Old Republic International Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock

December 12, 2008

Old Republic International Corporation reported that it will pay its regular cash dividend of 17 cents per share. The dividend is payable December 15, 2008, to shareholders of record on December 5, 2008.

Old Republic has paid cash dividends on its common shares for each of the past 67 years without interruption. According to the Fall 2008 edition of Mergent's Dividend Achievers, the Company is one of just 120 companies, out of 10,000-plus publicly held corporations, that have posted at least 25 consecutive years of annual dividend growth.

Source: Old Republic

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