|AGL Resources Board of Directors Increases Dividend|
| ATLANTA, Feb 05, 2013 - The Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) has approved an increase of $0.04 per share, or 2 percent, in the annual dividend rate on the company's common stock, to an indicated annual dividend of $1.88 per share. The new quarterly dividend rate of $0.47 per share is effective for the dividend payable March 1, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2013. |
This marks the 261th consecutive quarterly dividend the company has paid since 1948.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. As the nation's largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than 1.5 million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.
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