PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2017--
Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today announced
that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of
$0.08 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on
April 20, 2017, to common stockholders of record as of the close of
business on April 3, 2017.
A rent-to-own industry leader, Plano, TX-based, Rent-A-Center, Inc., is
focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by providing
them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality, durable
products such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture
and accessories, and smartphones, under flexible rental purchase
agreements with no long-term obligation. The Company owns and operates
approximately 2,600 stores in the United States, Mexico, Canada and
Puerto Rico, and approximately 1,900 Acceptance Now locations in the
United States and Puerto Rico. Rent-A-Center Franchising International,
Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is a national franchiser
of approximately 230 rent-to-own stores operating under the trade names
of "Rent-A-Center", "ColorTyme", and "RimTyme". For additional
information about the Company, please visit our website at www.rentacenter.com.
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Source: Rent-A-Center, Inc.
Maureen B. Short, 972-801-1899
Vice President - Finance, Investor Relations and Treasury
Chief Financial Officer