PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 10, 2012--
Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII), the nation’s
largest rent-to-own operator, today announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a $0.16 per share cash dividend for the third
quarter of 2012 to be paid to the Company’s common stockholders. The
dividend will be paid on July 25, 2012, to common stockholders of record
as of the close of business on July 2, 2012.
Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest
rent-to-own operator in North America, focused on improving the quality
of life for its customers by providing them the opportunity to obtain
ownership of high-quality, durable goods such as consumer electronics,
appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under flexible rental
purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company owns and
operates approximately 3,070 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico
and Puerto Rico, and approximately 765 RAC Acceptance kiosk locations in
the United States and Puerto Rico. ColorTyme, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of the Company, is a national franchiser of approximately 220
rent-to-own stores operating under the trade name of "ColorTyme." For
additional information about the Company, please visit www.rentacenter.com.
Source: Rent-A-Center, Inc.
David E. Carpenter, 972-801-1214
President of Investor Relations