SOURCE: Carmike Cinemas, Inc

March 17, 2006 12:15 ET

Carmike Cinemas Announces Cash Dividend

COLUMBUS, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 17, 2006 -- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend payable for the first quarter of 2006. The dividend of $0.175 per share is payable on May 2, 2006, to all stockholders of record as of April 4, 2006.

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a premiere motion picture exhibitor in the United States with 301 theatres and 2,475 screens in 37 states, as of December 31, 2005. Carmike's focus for its theatre locations is small to mid-sized communities with populations of fewer than 100,000. Carmike's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker symbol "CKEC." For more information visit Carmike's website, www.carmike.com.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Judy Russell
    Director of Investor and Public Relations
    706/576-2737