BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2017--
Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) announced that its Board of Directors
declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an
annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is
payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on August 25, 2017.
About Office Depot, Inc.
Office Depot, Inc. is a leading provider of office supplies, business
products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform.
The company had 2016 annual sales of approximately $11 billion, employed
approximately 38,000 associates, and served consumers and businesses in
North America and abroad with approximately 1,400 retail stores,
award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business
sales organization – with a global network of wholly owned operations,
franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under
several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy.
The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray,
Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and Highmark.
Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select
Market under the symbol “ODP.”
Office Depot is a trademark of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a
trademark of OMX, Inc. ©2017 Office Depot, Inc. All rights reserved. Any
other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of
their respective owners.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This communication may contain forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
statements or disclosures may discuss goals, intentions and expectations
as to future trends, plans, events, results of operations, cash flow or
financial condition, or state other information relating to, among other
things, Office Depot, based on current beliefs and assumptions made by,
and information currently available to, management. Forward-looking
statements generally will be accompanied by words such as “anticipate,”
“believe,” “plan,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,”
“guidance,” “outlook,” “intend,” “may,” “possible,” “potential,”
“predict,” “project,” “propose” or other similar words, phrases or
expressions, or other variations of such words. These forward-looking
statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which
are outside of Office Depot’s control. There can be no assurances that
Office Depot will realize these expectations or that these beliefs will
prove correct, and therefore investors and stockholders should not place
undue reliance on such statements.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in the forward-looking statements include, among other things, impacts
and risks related to the termination of the Staples acquisition,
disruption in key business activities or any impact on Office Depot’s
relationships with third parties as a result of the announcement of the
termination of the Staples Merger Agreement; unanticipated changes in
the markets for Office Depot’s business segments; the inability to
realize expected benefits from the disposition of the European and other
international operations; fluctuations in currency exchange rates,
unanticipated downturns in business relationships with customers or
terms with the company’s suppliers; competitive pressures on Office
Depot’s sales and pricing; increases in the cost of material, energy and
other production costs, or unexpected costs that cannot be recouped in
product pricing; the introduction of competing technology products and
services; unexpected technical or marketing difficulties; unexpected
claims, charges, litigation, dispute resolutions or settlement expenses;
new laws, tariffs and governmental regulations. The foregoing list of
factors is not exhaustive. Investors and stockholders should carefully
consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties
described in Office Depot’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, as amended, and
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission. Office Depot does not assume any obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking statements.
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Source: Office Depot, Inc.
Office Depot, Inc.
Richard Leland, 561-438-3796