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WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas Light Company Declare Dividends


Friday, December 16, 2011 4:45 pm EST



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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.3875 per share of common stock. The quarterly dividend is payable Feb. 1, 2012, to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10, 2012.

Washington Gas Light Company, a utility subsidiary of WGL Holdings, declared regular dividends today on all classes of its preferred stock as follows:

Class of Serial

Preferred Stock

Dividend Per Share

$ 4.25 Series $1.0625
$ 4.80 Series $1.20
$ 5.00 Series $1.25

Dividends on the utility’s preferred stock also are payable Feb. 1, 2012, to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10, 2012.

Common stock dividends have been paid for more than 160 years.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WGL Holdings, Inc. has four operating segments: (i) the regulated utility segment, which primarily consists of Washington Gas, a natural gas utility that serves over one million customers throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C., and the surrounding region; (ii) the retail energy-marketing segment which consists of Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc., a third-party marketer that competitively sells natural gas and electricity; (iii) the commercial energy systems segment, which consists of Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a provider of energy efficiency solutions to government and commercial clients and (iv) the wholesale energy solutions segment, which consists of Capitol Energy Ventures Corporation, a non-utility asset optimization business.

Additional information about WGL Holdings, Inc. is available on its website, Go to for more information about Washington Gas Light Company.


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