SOURCE: Florida Public Utilities Co.

March 11, 2008 15:30 ET

Florida Public Utilities Company Announces Dividend

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - The Board of Directors of Florida Public Utilities Company (AMEX: FPU), at a meeting held on March 11, 2008, declared the following dividends payable April 1, 2008 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 21, 2008:

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

This is the 62nd consecutive year that the Company has paid a quarterly cash dividend.