MILWAUKEE, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends.
The Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of
30 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable
June 1, 2012, to stockholders of record on
May 14, 2012. This marks the 279th consecutive quarter – dating back to 1942 – that the company will have paid a dividend to its stockholders.
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Wisconsin Energy Corporation ( wisconsinenergy.com ), a component of the S&P 500, has more than $13 billion of assets, approximately 4,600 employees and more than 42,000 stockholders of record.
Wisconsin Electric Power Co., doing business as We Energies, is a subsidiary of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC). The company serves more than 1.1 million electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula and more than 460,000 natural gas customers in Wisconsin. Visit the We Energies website at we-energies.com.