American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share and accelerated the payment of its first quarter 2013 regular dividend of $0.11 per share, which would normally be paid in April 2013. The total cash dividend of $0.22 per share is payable on December 28 th, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 19, 2012. About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters® and Aerie® brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in North America, and ships to 77 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at approximately 48 international franchise stores in 13 countries. For more information, please visit www.ae.com.