SOURCE: Florida Public Utilities Co.

Florida Public Utilities Co.

June 10, 2009 12:12 ET

Florida Public Utilities Company Announces Quarterly Dividend

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - June 10, 2009) - The Board of Directors of Florida Public Utilities Company (NYSE Amex: FPU), at its meeting held on June 10, 2009, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1200 per share on the Company's common stock, payable July 1, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 19, 2009.

At today's meeting, the Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $1.1875 per share on the Company's 4-3/4% Cumulative Preferred Stock, payable July 1, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 19, 2009.

This is the 63rd consecutive year the Company has paid a quarterly dividend.