SOURCE: Walter Energy

Walter Energy

February 03, 2010 18:00 ET

Walter Energy's Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT), a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share, payable on March 12, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 19, 2010.

About Walter Energy

Walter Energy is a leading U.S. producer and exporter of premium hard coking coal for the global steel industry and also produces steam coal and industrial coal, metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. The Company has revenues of approximately $1.0 billion and employs approximately 2,100 people. For more information about Walter Energy, please visit the Company Web site at www.walterenergy.com.

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