Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) (the “Company”) today announced that the payment date for its previously announced $6.85 per common share Special Dividend (the “Special Dividend”), originally scheduled to be paid November 7, 2022, is now going to be paid on January 20, 2023 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 24, 2022.
The payment of the Special Dividend follows the lifting of the temporary restraining order on January 17, 2023 by the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. The temporary restraining order had enjoined the Company from paying the Special Dividend.
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