SOURCE: Walter Energy

Walter Energy

February 01, 2011 09:14 ET

Walter Energy's Board Announces Quarterly Dividend

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) -  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 $0.125 per common share, payable on March 11, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 18, 2011.

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 $1.4 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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