Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK), a diversified energy company with assets in the petroleum refining, logistics and retail industries, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $0.10 per share. Shareholders of record on July 9, 2013 will receive the special cash dividend payable on July 30, 2013.
“We are pleased to announce our second special dividend this year. In addition to the special dividends, our strong financial position has allowed us the ability to increase our regular dividend by 50 percent and repurchase 1.0 million shares during 2013,” remarked Uzi Yemin, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Delek US Holdings. “These steps continue to demonstrate our Board’s commitment to returning value to our shareholders. We remain well positioned for growth, and will continue to focus on business performance and leveraging our free cash flow going forward.”
About Delek US Holdings
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics and convenience store retailing. The refining segment consists of refineries operated in Tyler, Texas and El Dorado, Arkansas with a combined nameplate production capacity of 140,000 barrels per day. Affiliates of Delek US Holdings, Inc. also own 62.4 percent (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets. The retail segment markets fuel and merchandise through a network of approximately 373 company-operated convenience store locations operated under the MAPCO Express®, MAPCO Mart®, East Coast®, Fast Food and Fuel™, Favorite Markets®, Delta Express® and Discount Food Mart™ brand names.Safe Harbor Provisions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements concerning current estimates, expectations and projections about future results, performance, prospects and opportunities and other statements, concerns, or matters that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements,” as that term is defined under the federal securities laws.