Huntington Ingalls Industries Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.60 per Share

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.60 per share, a 20 percent increase over the $0.50 per share dividend paid in each of the prior four quarters. The $0.60 per share dividend is payable on Dec. 9, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 25, 2016.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of engineering, manufacturing and management services to the nuclear energy, oil and gas markets. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 35,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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