HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Insperity, Inc. (NYSE: NSP), a leading provider of human resources and business performance solutions for America’s best businesses, today announced that its board of directors approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% stock dividend. The stock dividend is payable on December 18, 2017 to all stockholders of record as of December 4, 2017. Insperity’s board of directors also declared a special cash dividend of $2 per share. This special dividend is in addition to the regular quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share. The special and quarterly cash dividends will also be paid on December 18, 2017, to all stockholders of record as of December 4, 2017. The cash dividends will not be payable on any shares to be issued pursuant to the 2-for-1 stock split. The special dividend is expected to return to stockholders approximately $42 million.
Insperity’s board of directors also authorized an expansion of its stock repurchase program by an additional 500,000 shares, and as a result will have approximately 2.8 million shares available for repurchase after giving effect to the stock split. Purchases may be made from time to time directly from stockholders or in the open market, including through Rule 10b5-1 prearranged stock trading plans designed to facilitate Insperity’s repurchase of its common stock during times it would not otherwise be in the market due to self-imposed trading blackout periods or possible possession of material nonpublic information.
“These actions taken by the Insperity Board of Directors reflect our confidence in the unique business model we have at Insperity, and the strong cash flow generated by continuing execution of our strategic plan,” commented Paul J. Sarvadi, Chairman and CEO of Insperity. “Our objective is to continue to provide superior returns to shareholders through share price appreciation driven by double digit earnings growth, share repurchases, and dividends.”
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 31 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Insperity® Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier Workforce Optimization® solution. Additional company offerings include Human Capital Management, Payroll Services, Time and Attendance, Performance Management, Organizational Planning, Recruiting Services, Employment Screening, Financial Services, Expense Management, Retirement Services and Insurance Services. Insperity business performance solutions support more than 100,000 businesses with over 2 million employees. With 2016 revenues of $2.9 billion, Insperity operates in 61 offices throughout the United States. For more information, visit http://www.insperity.com.
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Except to the extent otherwise required by federal securities law, we do not undertake any obligation to update our forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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