The Board of Directors of Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) has declared a third quarter dividend of $0.1012 per share payable on September 19, 2012 to shareholders of record on August 27, 2012. Xylem is a leading global provider of technology to transport, treat and test water in public utility, building services, industrial and agricultural settings.
The Board also authorized the repurchase of up to two million shares of common stock with no expiration date. The program’s objective is to offset dilution associated with various Xylem employee stock plans by acquiring shares in the open market from time to time.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 annual revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com. Forward-Looking Statements This document contains information that may constitute “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Generally, the words “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “target” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. However, the absence of these words or similar expressions does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking.