The Board of Directors of Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO), today declared the quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share. The dividend will be payable on January 24, 2014, to shareholders of record on January 10, 2014. “I am once again happy to announce our quarterly dividend, as this remains a key component of our long-term capital allocation strategy,” said Scott P. Anderson, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Patterson remains committed to delivering long-term value to our shareholders.” About Patterson Companies, Inc.Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental, companion-pet veterinarian and rehabilitation supply markets. Dental MarketAs Patterson’s largest business, Patterson Dental provides a virtually complete range of consumable dental products, equipment and software, turnkey digital solutions and value-added services to dentists and dental laboratories throughout North America. Veterinary MarketPatterson Veterinary is a leading distributor of consumable veterinary supplies, equipment and software, diagnostic products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals to companion-pet veterinary clinics. Rehabilitation MarketPatterson Medical is the world’s leading distributor of rehabilitation supplies and non-wheelchair assistive patient products to the physical and occupational therapy markets. The unit’s global customer base includes hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and dealers.