Huntsman Announces First Quarter 2009 Common Dividend
FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2008 RESULTS TO BE DISCUSSED THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2009
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that the company's board of directors has declared a $0.10 per share cash dividend on its common stock.
The dividend is payable on March 31, 2009, to stockholders of record as of March 16, 2009.
Huntsman Corporation will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Results will be released to the public prior to the market opening that day via PR Newswire.
Call-in number for U.S. participants: (888) 679 - 8037 Call-in number for international participants: (617) 213 - 4849 Participant access code: 39789814
In order to facilitate the registration process, you may use the following link to pre-register for the conference call. Callers who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator. You may pre-register at any time, including up to and after the call start time. To pre-register, please go to: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PG6PAHWM6
The conference call will be available via webcast and can be accessed from the investor relations portion of the company's website at http://www.huntsman.com.
The conference call will be available for replay beginning February 26, 2009 and ending March 5, 2009.
Call-in numbers for the replay: Within the U.S.: (888) 286 - 8010 International: (617) 801 - 6888 Access code for replay: 46784120
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
Statements in this release that are not historical are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current beliefs and expectations. The forward-looking statements in this release are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in the Huntsman companies' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Significant risks and uncertainties may relate to, but are not limited to, financial, economic, competitive, environmental, political, legal, regulatory and technological factors. In addition, the completion of any transactions described in this release is subject to a number of uncertainties and closing will be subject to approvals and other customary conditions. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that such transactions will be completed or that the company's expectations will be realized. The company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by applicable laws.
SOURCE Huntsman Corporation
Released February 9, 2009