CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Old Republic International
Corporation (NYSE: ORI) announced today that its Board of Directors approved
the payment of the regular quarterly cash dividend of 17 cents per common
share. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2009 to shareholders of record on
June 5, 2009.
About Old Republic
Chicago-based Old Republic International Corporation is an insurance
holding company whose subsidiaries market, underwrite and provide risk
management services for a wide variety of coverages primarily in the property
and liability, mortgage guaranty, and title insurance fields. One of the
nation's 50 largest publicly owned insurance organizations, Old Republic has
assets of approximately $13.2 billion and shareholders' equity of $3.6 billion
or $15.47 per share. Its current stock market valuation is approximately $2.4
billion, or $10.10 per share. Cash dividends have been paid without
interruption for the past 68 years, and the dividend rate has been increased
in each of the past 27 years.
For the latest news releases and other corporate documents on Old Republic
International visit www.oldrepublic.com.
SOURCE Old Republic International Corporation
CONTACT: A.C. Zucaro, Chairman & CEO of Old Republic International
or Investors/Media, Leslie Loyet