Unitil Declares Common Stock Dividend

HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) (www.unitil.com) today announced that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.35 per share, payable on November 27, 2015 to shareholders of record on November 13, 2015. This quarterly dividend results in a current effective annual dividend rate of $1.40 per share.

About Unitil Corporation

Unitil Corporation provides energy for life by safely and reliably delivering natural gas and electricity in New England. We are committed to the communities we serve and to developing people, business practices, and technologies that lead to dependable, more efficient energy. Unitil Corporation is a public utility holding company with operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Together, Unitil’s operating utilities serve approximately 102,700 electric customers and 77,900 natural gas customers. Other subsidiaries include Usource, Unitil’s non-regulated business segment. For more information about our people, technologies, and community involvement please visit www.unitil.com.

For more information please contact: David Chong – Investor Relations Phone: 603-773-6499 Email: chong@unitil.com Alec O’Meara – Media Relations Phone: 603-773-6404 Email: omeara@unitil.com

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