Belden approves new share repurchase authorization, declares quarterly dividends

The board of directors of Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC) has approved a new share repurchase authorization and declared quarterly dividends to holders of its common stock and 6.75% series B mandatory convertible preferred stock, the company said.

Specifics regarding the share repurchase authorization and dividends are as follows:

A new share repurchase authorization that enables the company to purchase up to USD 300 million of its common stock through open market purchases, negotiated transactions, or other means, in accordance with applicable securities laws and other restrictions. This share repurchase authorization does not have an expiration date.
A quarterly dividend to holders of common stock of USD 0.05 per share payable on January 8, 2019 to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2018.
A quarterly dividend to holders of the 6.75% series B mandatory convertible preferred stock of USD 168.75 per share, payable on January 15, 2019 to shareholders of record as of January 1, 2019
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Belden Inc. delivers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com or follow us on Twitter @BeldenInc.