SOURCE: Florida Public Utilities Co.

December 04, 2007 11:48 ET

Florida Public Utilities Company Announces Dividend

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - December 4, 2007) - The Board of Directors of Florida Public Utilities Company (AMEX: FPU), at a meeting held on December 4, 2007, declared the following dividends payable January 2, 2008 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2007:

    4 3/4% Cumulative Preferred Stock        $1.1875 per share
    Common Stock                             $0.1125 per share

This is the 61st consecutive year that the Company has paid a quarterly cash dividend.