At its annual meeting of the Board of Directors on April 27, 2011, Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (NYSE Amex: CTO) declared a dividend of $0.01 per share payable on May 27, 2011 to shareholders of record on May 13, 2011. William J. Voges, Chairman of the Board, stated, “The Board remains committed to paying a dividend, and it has determined that based on the Company’s current dividend level and the economic outlook, it would be more prudent to pay the dividend on a semi-annual basis rather than quarterly. There will not be a quarterly dividend paid in July and the proposed semi-annual dividend is expected to begin in October 2011. The Board will continue to review its dividend strategy and capital needs on a regular basis.”
Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. is a Florida-based company primarily engaged in converting Company owned agricultural lands into a portfolio of net lease income properties strategically located in the Southeast, through the efficient utilization of 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. The Company has low long-term debt and currently generates over $9 million annually before tax cash flow from its income property portfolio. The Company also engages in selective self-development of targeted income properties. The Company’s adopted strategy is designed to provide the financial strength and cash flow to weather difficult real estate cycles. Visit our website at www.ctlc.com.
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