SOURCE: Walter Energy

Walter Energy

April 25, 2011 09:29 ET

Walter Energy's Board Announces Quarterly Dividend

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - Walter Energy (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on June 3, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 6, 2011.

About Walter Energy

Walter Energy is the world's leading, publicly traded "pure play" metallurgical coal producer for the global steel industry. The Company also produces steam coal and industrial coal, anthracite, metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. The Company has strategic access to high-growth steel markets in Asia, South America and Europe. Walter Energy had pro forma 2010 revenues of approximately $2.3 billion and employs approximately 4,000 employees and contractors with operations in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. For more information about Walter Energy, please visit the company website at www.walterenergy.com.

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