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Vectren Corporation

October 29, 2009 19:00 ET

Vectren Announces Dividend Increase

EVANSVILLE, IN--(Marketwire - October 29, 2009) - Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) announced the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 34 cents per share, a 1/2 cent increase over the previous quarter. The dividend will be payable December 1, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 13, 2009.

"This marks the 50th consecutive year that the annual dividends paid by Vectren and its predecessor companies have increased," said Niel C. Ellerbrook, Chairman and CEO of Vectren Corporation. "We are proud to continue being a part of a select group of companies that have achieved this level of long-term commitment to our shareholders."

About Vectren

Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Vectren's energy delivery subsidiaries provide gas and/or electricity to more than one million customers in adjoining service territories that cover nearly two-thirds of Indiana and west central Ohio. Vectren's nonutility subsidiaries and affiliates currently offer energy-related products and services to customers throughout the Midwest and Southeast. These include gas marketing and related services; coal production and sales; and energy infrastructure services. To learn more about Vectren, visit

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