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


Friday, December 17, 2010 5:00 pm EST



Public Company Information:


WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.3775 per share of common stock. The quarterly dividend is payable February 1, 2011, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2011.

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 February 1, 2011, to shareholders of record as of January 10, 2011.

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

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WGL Holdings has three 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 and (iii) the design-build energy systems segment, which consists of Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a provider of design-build energy efficiency solutions to government and commercial clients.

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


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