ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 16, 2009 to shareholders of record on March 2, 2009.
St. Louis-based Arch Coal is one of the largest U.S. coal producers, with revenues of $3.0 billion in 2008. Through its national network of mines, Arch supplies cleaner-burning, low-sulfur coal to fuel roughly 6 percent of the nation's electricity. The company also ships coal to domestic and international steel manufacturers as well as international power producers.
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